- a plain in SW England, in central Somerset: final defeat of Monmouth 1685.
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Examples from the Web for 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
In the fields between the church and Chedzoy were buried the slain of Sedgemoor.Somerset
G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade
- a low-lying plain in SW England, in central Somerset: scene of the defeat (1685) of the Duke of Monmouth
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