[ aj-in-kawrt, -kohrt; French a-zhan-koor ]
/ ˈædʒ ɪnˌkɔrt, -ˌkoʊrt; French a ʒɛ̃ˈkur /
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a village in N France, near Calais: victory of the English over the French 1415.
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Would such shallowness be tolerated in a film about the Battle of Agincourt, immortalized by Shakespeare in Henry V?‘300’ Is a Misleading, Muscle-Bound Travesty of Ancient History|James Romm|March 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet there was also Henry V's victory at the Battle of Agincourt in 1415, perhaps the dynasty's high spot.The Mighty—and Overlooked—Reign of the Plantagenets|Andrew Roberts|February 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He reminds me a little of Henry V. before the battle of Agincourt.South American Fights and Fighters|Cyrus Townsend Brady
There should have been twenty, but to be undermanned has been English fashion since Agincourt.A Tramp's Notebook|Morley Roberts
He remembered the fight at Agincourt, and the wound received there, the captivity and weary waiting for release.A Heroine of France|Evelyn Everett-Green
Henry V. was in a similar strait before Agincourt, but in this case victory in the field extricated him from danger.
Whatever the number was, it had suffered no material change before the battle of Agincourt.
British Dictionary definitions for Agincourt
/ (ˈædʒɪnˌkɔːt, French aʒɛ̃kur) /
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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