Plains of Abraham

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Plains of Abraham

n
(Placename) (functioning as singular) a field in E Canada between Quebec City and the St Lawrence River: site of an important British victory (1759) in the Seven Years' War, which cost the French their possession of Canada
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Plains′ of A′braham


n.pl.
a high plain adjoining the city of Quebec, Canada: English victory over the French in 1759.
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