Bunker Hill
geographical name height in Charlestown section of Boston, Massachusetts

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  • Bunker Hill — ist der Name: eines Hügels in Massachusetts in Boston, siehe Charlestown (Massachusetts) einer Schlacht im Amerikanischen Unabhängigkeitskrieg, die in der Nähe nicht auf obigem Hügel ausgefochten wurde, siehe Schlacht von Bunker Hill der Name… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bunker Hill — is the name of * A hill in Charlestown, Massachusetts ** Battle of Bunker Hill, a battle American Revolutionary War fought near (not on) the hill in Charlestown, Massachusetts ** Several American ships named after the Battle of Bunker Hill,… …   Wikipedia

  • Bunker Hill — Bunker Hill, IL U.S. city in Illinois Population (2000): 1801 Housing Units (2000): 742 Land area (2000): 1.179503 sq. miles (3.054898 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.023234 sq. miles (0.060175 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.202737 sq. miles (3.115073 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Bunker Hill — [buŋ′kər] [prob. after G. Bunker, early resident of Charlestown] hill in Boston, Mass.: in a battle (1775) of the American Revolution, colonial forces besieging Boston were dislodged by British troops, but the victory failed to break the siege …   English World dictionary

  • Bunker Hill — battle site in Massachusetts, U.S., was land assigned in 1634 to George Bunker, who came from the vicinity of Bedford, England. The name dates from 1229, as Bonquer and is from O.Fr. bon quer good heart …   Etymology dictionary

  • Bunker Hill — Bunker Hill, ein 35 m hoher Hügel in der Nähe von Boston, jetzt innerhalb der Stadt Charlestown gelegen. Hier siegten die an Zahl und Bewaffnung überlegenen Engländer unter General Gage 17. Juni 1775 über die Republikaner unter Oberst Prescott;… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bunker Hill — Bunker Hill, the Battle of the first main battle of the American Revolutionary War, in Boston, Massachusetts in 1775. Although the British army won the battle, the American ↑colonists killed and wounded more than 1000 British soldiers, and proved …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Bunker Hill — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Bunker Hill peut faire référence à : Toponyme une colline de Charlestown (Massachusetts), près de laquelle s est déroulée la bataille de Bunker Hill… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bunker Hill — 1 Original name in latin Bunker Hill Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Chicago longitude 39.04282 latitude 89.95177 altitude 202 Population 1774 Date 2011 05 14 2 Original name in latin Bunker Hill Name in other language …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Bunker Hill — Bun′ker Hill′ n. amh. geg gov a hill in Charlestown, Mass.: the first major battle of the American Revolution, known as the Battle of Bunker Hill, was fought on adjoining Breed s Hill on June 17, 1775 …   From formal English to slang

  • Bunker Hill — /bung keuhr/ a hill in Charlestown, Mass.: the first major battle of the American Revolution, known as the Battle of Bunker Hill, was fought on adjoining Breed s Hill on June 17, 1775. * * * …   Universalium

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