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Hastings

[ hey-stingz ]
/ ˈheɪ stɪŋz /
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noun

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.

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British Dictionary definitions for Hastings (1 of 2)

Hastings1
/ (ˈheɪstɪŋz) /

noun

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)

British Dictionary definitions for Hastings (2 of 2)

Hastings2
/ (ˈheɪstɪŋz) /

noun

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
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