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 (to͞oks′bĕr′ē, -bə-rē, -brē, tyo͞oks′-)
A borough of west-central England on the Severn River north-northeast of Gloucester. Yorkist forces defeated the Lancastrians here (1471) in a major battle of the Wars of the Roses.


(ˈtjuːksbərɪ; -brɪ)
(Placename) a town in W England, in N Gloucestershire at the confluence of the Rivers Severn and Avon: scene of a decisive battle (1471) of the Wars of the Roses in which the Yorkists defeated the Lancastrians; 12th-century abbey. Pop: 9978 (2001)


(ˈtuksˌbɛr i, -bə ri, -bri, ˈtyuks-)

a town in N Gloucestershire, in W England. 79,500.
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Noun1.Tewkesbury - the final battle of the War of the Roses in 1471 in which Edward IV defeated the Lancastrians
England - a division of the United Kingdom
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