Hastings definition

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A borough of southeast England on the English Channel at the entrance to the Strait of Dover. Hastings is near the site of William the Conqueror's victory over the Anglo-Saxons under Harold II (October 14, 1066).
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(place) City in East Sussex, SE England, on the English Channel: near the site of the decisive battle (Battle of Hastings, 1066) in the Norman Conquest of England.
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Early fruit or vegetables, especially peas.

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A place name.
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A habitational surname​.
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A patronymic surname​.
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(person) 1732-1818; Eng. statesman: 1st governor general of India (1773-84)
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Origin of hastings

  • a patronymic surname derived from the Anglo-Norman personal name Hasten(c), Hastang

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  • from the place name

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  • From haste.

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