Agincourt


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A·gin·court

 (ăj′ĭn-kôrt′)
A village of northern France west-northwest of Arras. On October 25, 1415, Henry V of England decisively defeated a much larger French army here. The victory showed the effectiveness of troops equipped with longbows over heavily armored knights.

Agincourt

(ˈædʒɪnˌkɔːt; French aʒɛ̃kur)
n
(Historical Terms) a battle fought in 1415 near the village of Azincourt, N France: a decisive victory for English longbowmen under Henry V over French forces vastly superior in number

Ag•in•court

(ˈædʒ ɪnˌkɔrt, -ˌkoʊrt, ˈæʒ ɪnˌkʊər)

n.
a village in N France, near Calais: victory of the English over the French 1415. 276.
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Noun1.Agincourt - a battle in northern France in which English longbowmen under Henry V decisively defeated a much larger French army in 1415Agincourt - a battle in northern France in which English longbowmen under Henry V decisively defeated a much larger French army in 1415
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my In one dressing room rant before a crucial league game against Dorking FC, players look on bemused as he invokes the spirit of King Henry V at the Battle of Agincourt, which he says happened 600 years ago that month.
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Fiennes presents readers with a comprehensive examination of the histories of both England and France and the role his own ancestors played in the lead-up to and definitive battle between the armies of EnglandAEs King Henry V and the Dauphin of France at Agincourt.
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