Breed's Hill


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Breed's Hill

 (brēdz)
A hill in Charlestown, a section of Boston, Massachusetts. It was the site of the Battle of Bunker Hill on June 17, 1775.
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Breed's Hill

(briːdz)
n
(Placename) a hill in E Massachusetts, adjoining Bunker Hill: the true site of the Battle of Bunker Hill (1775)
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Breed's′ Hill′

(bridz)
n.
a hill adjoining Bunker Hill, where the Battle of Bunker Hill was actually fought.
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Noun1.Breed's Hill - a hill in Charlestown that was the site of the battle of Bunker Hill in 1775
Charlestown - a former town and present-day neighborhood of Boston; settled in 1629
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On June 16, the rebels, fearing a pre-emptive British attack on their positions in Cambridge and Roxbury, decided to take and hold the high ground surrounding the city, including Dorchester Heights, Bunker Hill, and Breed's Hill. Holding these positions would allow the rebels to oppose any British landing.
Pitcairn, came charging up Breed's Hill toward the Colonial fortification.
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