1732-1818; Eng. statesman: 1st governor general of India (1773-84)
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.
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).
A place name.
Origin of hastings
a patronymic surname derived from the Anglo-Norman personal name Hasten(c), Hastang