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  1. a hill in SE England: believed by some historians to have been the site of the Battle of Hastings, 1066.
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Historical Examples of senlac

  • I could, for instance, send a messenger with a word to the brigadier of the gendarmerie in Senlac.

    A Set of Six

    Joseph Conrad

  • They submitted to William of Normandy almost without a struggle after Senlac.

    The Reign of Mary Tudor

    W. Llewelyn Williams.

  • William landed on September 28th, and the battle of Senlac was fought on October 14th.

    William the Conqueror

    Edward Augustus Freeman

  • It was the Norman arrow-flight that decided the day of Senlac.

  • The temper of the English had rallied from the panic of Senlac.

British Dictionary definitions for senlac


  1. a hill in Sussex: site of the Battle of Hastings in 1066
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