Plassey


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Plassey

(ˈplæsɪ)
n
(Placename) a village in NE India, in W Bengal: scene of Clive's victory (1757) over Siraj-ud-daula, which established British supremacy over India

Plas•sey

(ˈplɑ si, ˈplæs i)

n.
a village in NE India, N of Calcutta: Clive's victory here (1757) established British power in India.
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However, the articles that I have written in this series about the looting of the Subcontinent wouldn't be complete unless I described the plunder of Bengal carried out by the British East India Company (BEIC) between the Battle of Plassey in 1757 to the great Bengal famine of 1769-1773.
1757: The Battle of Plassey took place in Bengal, with victory for the British, led by Clive of India, over Indian forces - laying the foundations of the British Empire in India.
1757: e Battle of Plassey took place in Bengal, with victory for the British, led by Clive of India, over Indian forces - laying the foundations of the British Empire in India.
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THOUGH IT WAS MORE OF A SKIRMISH than a battle, the British victory under Robert Clive at Plassey in Bengal was a crucial event in the history of India.
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Robert Clive, with just 3,000 British troops, defeats 50,000 Indian and French soldiers at the Battle of Plassey, Bengal.