Battle of Monmouth Court House

noun
a pitched battle in New Jersey during the American Revolution (1778) that ended with the withdrawal of British forces
Regions: ↑New Jersey, ↑Jersey, ↑Garden State, ↑NJ
Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle

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  • Monmouth Court House — noun a pitched battle in New Jersey during the American Revolution (1778) that ended with the withdrawal of British forces • Syn: ↑Battle of Monmouth Court House, ↑Battle of Monmouth • Regions: ↑New Jersey, ↑Jersey, ↑Garden State, ↑NJ …   Useful english dictionary

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