Crécy


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Cré·cy

 (krĕs′ē, krā-sē′)
A village of northern France northwest of Amiens. It was the site of the first decisive battle of the Hundred Years' War (August 26, 1346), in which Edward III of England defeated Philip VI of France.

Crécy

(ˈkrɛsɪ; French kresi)
n
(Placename) a village in N France: scene of the first decisive battle of the Hundred Years' War when the English defeated the French (1346). Official name: Crécy-en-Ponthieu Former English name: Cressy

Cré•cy

or Cres•sy

(ˈkrɛs i)

n.
a village in N France, NNW of Reims: English victory over the French 1346.
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Noun1.Crecy - the first decisive battle of the Hundred Years' WarCrecy - the first decisive battle of the Hundred Years' War; in 1346 the English under Edward III defeated the French under Philip of Valois
Hundred Years' War - the series of wars fought intermittently between France and England; 1337-1453
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe