- Thomas,1860–1929, U.S. architect.
- Warren,1732–1818, British statesman: first governor general of India 1773–85.
- a seaport in E Sussex, in SE England: William the Conqueror defeated the Saxons near here on Senlac Hill 1066.
- a city in S Nebraska.
- a town in SE Minnesota.
Examples from the Web for hastings
Hastings Automotive Hastings Automotive Inc. (known as Hastings Ford) and Hastings Chrysler Center are Minnesota car dealerships.After Hobby Lobby, These 82 Corporations Could Drop Birth Control Coverage
June 30, 2014
Hastings was killed in a fiery late-night car crash in Los Angeles in June.Death of Hero Hacker Barnaby Jack Ruled a Drug Overdose
January 4, 2014
Most people I knew in the military believed Hastings to be a raging liberal who hated the military.Thank You For Your Service: Remembering Michael Hastings
Daniel L. Davis
July 4, 2013
We have seen Bob in my small town of Hastings over five times in the last few months.Bob Kerrey Closes In On Reclaiming His Nebraska Senate Seat
October 29, 2012
The 28-year-old filmmaker was born in the genteel English seaside town of Hastings to a Libyan father and British mother.Libya: Former Exiles Chafe Over Surge of Salafism
September 23, 2012
Mr. Irwin says that General Hastings did not promise to marry you.
So, if you will just hand over General Hastings' letters, why, here's your money.
Nor is Battle Abbey the only remaining monument of Hastings.Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II
Charlotte Mary Yonge
General Hastings was permanently disabled by a bullet wound in the leg.Cleveland Past and Present
"The Hutchinsons are going to sing to-night, Paul," said Hastings.Paul Prescott's Charge
- a port in SE England, in East Sussex on the English Channel: near the site of the Battle of Hastings (1066), in which William the Conqueror defeated King Harold; chief of the Cinque Ports. Pop: 85 828 (2001)
- a town in New Zealand, on E North Island: centre of a rich agricultural and fruit-growing region. Pop: 71 100 (2004 est)
- Gavin. born 1962, Scottish Rugby Union footballer; played for Scotland (1986–95), scoring 667 points in 61 games
- Warren. 1732–1818, British administrator in India; governor general of Bengal (1773–85). He implemented important reforms but was impeached by parliament (1788) on charges of corruption; acquitted in 1795
Word Origin and History for hastings
Old English Hæstingas "The Hastings; settlement of the family or followers of a man called *Hæsta;" literally "Hæsta's People."
The Hæstingas were an important tribal group referred to in an 8th cent. Northumbrian chronicle as the gens Hestingorum which seems to have kept a separate identity as late as the early 11th cent. ["Cambridge Dictionary of English Place-Names"]