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  1. Bunker Hill, battle of Bunker Hillnoun

    the first important battle of the American War of Independence (1775) which was fought at Breed's Hill; the British defeated the colonial forces

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    The Battle of Bunker Hill was a significant battle fought on June 17, 1775 during the early stages of the American Revolutionary War between the British forces and the American colonial militia. Despite its name, the majority of the battle took place on Breed’s Hill in Charlestown, Massachusetts. This battle is significant as it was the first major conflict of the Revolutionary War and demonstrated that the colonists could stand up to the British regulars, despite the British technically winning the battle due to the colonists' retreat.

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  1. Battle of Bunker Hill

    The Battle of Bunker Hill took place on June 17, 1775, mostly on and around Breed's Hill, during the Siege of Boston early in the American Revolutionary War. The battle is named after the adjacent Bunker Hill, which was peripherally involved in the battle and was the original objective of both colonial and British troops, and is occasionally referred to as the "Battle of Breed's Hill." On June 13, 1775, the leaders of the colonial forces besieging Boston learned that the British generals were planning to send troops out from the city to occupy the unoccupied hills surrounding the city. In response to this intelligence, 1,200 colonial troops under the command of William Prescott stealthily occupied Bunker Hill and Breed's Hill, constructed an earthen redoubt on Breed's Hill, and built lightly fortified lines across most of the Charlestown Peninsula. When the British were alerted to the presence of the new position the next day, they mounted an attack against them. After two assaults on the colonial lines were repulsed with significant British casualties, the British finally captured the positions on the third assault, after the defenders in the redoubt ran out of ammunition. The colonial forces retreated to Cambridge over Bunker Hill, suffering their most significant losses on Bunker Hill.

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    The numerical value of battle of Bunker Hill in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

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    The numerical value of battle of Bunker Hill in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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