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Plassey

Definition of the noun plassey

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noun - plural: -

  1. the victory in 1757 by the British under Clive over Siraj-ud-daula that established British supremacy over Bengal

Explanation

Plassey a.k.a. MV Plassy, or Plassey, was a steam trawler launched in late 1940 and named HMT Juliet in 1941. She was renamed Peterjon and converted to a cargo vessel in 1947. She was acquired by the Limerick Steamship Company in 1951 and renamed Plassy.

Phrases with Plassey

  1. battle of plassey
  2. baron clive of plassey

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Plassey

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Google previewThe Athenaeum (1906)

The period from the recapture of Calcutta by Clive to the battle of Plassey is an important epoch in the life of Clive, and demands separate treatment ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of India (2006)

by Surjit Mansingh

PLASSEY, BATTLE OF. This was a historically decisive battle fought near a mango grove on the banks of the Bhagirathi river in Bengal between forces of the East India Company led by Robert Clive and those of Suraj-ul-Daula (b. 1733), then ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the British Empire (1996)

by James Stuart Olson, Robert Shadle

PLASSEY was a major literary figure and an Edwardian liberal who espoused the tactic of moral suasion. REFERENCE: Brian Willan, Sol Plaatje, South African Nationalist, 1984. LOUIS W. TRUSCHEL PLASSEY. Located in western ...

Google previewA Dictionary of British History (2009)

by John Ashton Cannon

Plassey, battle of, 1757.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

PLASSEY, a town, plain, and grove, near the city of Muxadah in India, famous for a battle fought between the British under Lord Clive and the native Hindoos under the Nabob Surajah Dowlah, in 1757. The British army confifted of about 1200 ...

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Scrabble value of P3L1A1S1S1E1Y4

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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