Bunker-hill meaning

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A low elevation, about 33 m (107 ft) high, in Charlestown, a section of Boston, Massachusetts. The first major Revolutionary War battle was named for this hill, though the actual fighting took place on nearby Breed's Hill on June 17, 1775.
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Hill in Boston, Mass.: in a battle (1775) of the American Revolution, chiefly at nearby Breed's Hill, colonial forces besieging Boston were dislodged by British troops, but the victory failed to break the siege.
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