American Revolutionary War

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Noun1.American Revolutionary War - the revolution of the American Colonies against Great BritainAmerican Revolutionary War - the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783
battle of Bunker Hill, Bunker Hill - the first important battle of the American War of Independence (1775) which was fought at Breed's Hill; the British defeated the colonial forces
battle of Cowpens, Cowpens - battle in the American Revolution; Americans under Daniel Morgan defeated the British
Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga - a pitched battle in which American revolutionary troops captured Fort Ticonderoga from the British in 1775
Lexington and Concord, Lexington, Concord - the first battle of the American Revolution (April 19, 1775)
Battle of Monmouth, Battle of Monmouth Court House, Monmouth Court House - a pitched battle in New Jersey during the American Revolution (1778) that ended with the withdrawal of British forces
battle of Saratoga, Saratoga - a battle during the American Revolution (1777); the British under Burgoyne were defeated
siege of Yorktown, Yorktown - in 1781 the British under Cornwallis surrendered after a siege of three weeks by American and French troops; the surrender ended the American Revolution
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