Sedgemoor

[sej-moo r]
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noun

a plain in SW England, in central Somerset: final defeat of Monmouth 1685.

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Historical Examples of sedgemoor

  • “You have come from the field of Sedgemoor,” he said, surveying the two young men.

    Roger Willoughby

    William H. G. Kingston

  • These were wounded either in the Sedgemoor fight or in their attempt to escape.

  • Why, after the news of Sedgemoor fight I looked for nothing else.

  • One has the mark of a bullet in his cheek, caught in the battle of Sedgemoor.

    Under the Mendips

    Emma Marshall

  • In the fields between the church and Chedzoy were buried the slain of Sedgemoor.

    Somerset

    G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade


British Dictionary definitions for sedgemoor

Sedgemoor

noun

a low-lying plain in SW England, in central Somerset: scene of the defeat (1685) of the Duke of Monmouth
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