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Agincourt

[aj-in-kawrt, -kohrt; French a-zhan-koor] /ˈædʒ ɪnˌkɔrt, -ˌkoʊrt; French a ʒɛ̃ˈkur/
noun
1.
a village in N France, near Calais: victory of the English over the French 1415.
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  • The banner of the Oriflamme is said to have been unfurled by the French for the last time at Agincourt.

    King Henry the Fifth William Shakespeare
  • If you can drink that little tipple, Agincourt, you 're right to do it.

    One Of Them Charles James Lever
  • Trembling, her people asked the question: the answer was Agincourt.

    Joan of Arc Laura E. Richards
  • O'Shea's face, as he said this, was so absurdly droll that Agincourt laughed aloud.

    One Of Them Charles James Lever
  • It was just completed in time for the grand procession to sweep along it when the Te Deum was sung for the victory at Agincourt.

  • O'Shea gave a nod, as though to say "Proceed;" but Agincourt said nothing.

    One Of Them Charles James Lever
  • Footnote 94: The song will be found in a note on our account of the battle of Agincourt.

    Henry of Monmouth, Volume 2 J. Endell Tyler
  • "Well, sir, I hope I see you in good health," said he to Agincourt.

    One Of Them Charles James Lever
British Dictionary definitions for Agincourt

Agincourt

/ˈædʒɪnˌkɔːt; French aʒɛ̃kur/
noun
1.
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
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