- Plains of Abraham
- Above city of Quebec. Named after Abraham Martin, a Quebec pilot, who owned a portion of these lands in the early days of the colony. The Plains have now been set apart by the Dominion government as a national park.Index: WM Origin of name, situation and extent of, 186; battle of, the arrangement of British troops, 188; of French troops, 192, 195; engagement begins at ten o'clock in the morning, 197; defeat of French, 200, 201; losses, 205; French army seized by panic, 206. Ch Origin of name, 146-147; famous conflict fought on, Sept. 13, 1759. See also Martin, Abraham.Bib.: Doughty, Siege of Quebec; Woods, The Fight for Canada; Bradley, The Fight with France.
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Plains of Abraham — [after Abraham Martin (1589 1664), an early settler] a plain near Quebec: site of a battle (1759) of the French and Indian War, in which the British under Wolfe defeated the French under Montcalm … English World dictionary
Plains of Abraham — Infobox Protected area name = Plains of Abraham iucn category = caption = Plains of Abraham in summer base width = 288px locator x = locator y = location = Quebec City, Canada nearest city = lat degrees=46 |lat minutes=47 |lat seconds=59 |lat… … Wikipedia
Plains of Abraham — Plains′ of A′braham n. pl. why+geg a high plain adjoining the city of Quebec, Canada: English victory over the French in 1759 … From formal English to slang
Plains of Abraham — geographical name plateau Canada in W part of city of Quebec … New Collegiate Dictionary
Plains of Abraham — a high plain adjoining the city of Quebec, Canada: battlefield where the English under Wolfe defeated the French under Montcalm in 1759. * * * … Universalium
Plains of Abraham — plural noun a high plain adjoining the city of Quebec in Canada; battlefield where the English under Wolfe defeated the French under Montcalm, 1759 … Australian English dictionary
Plains of Abraham — a high plain adjoining the city of Quebec, Canada: battlefield where the English under Wolfe defeated the French under Montcalm in 1759 … Useful english dictionary
Battle of the Plains of Abraham — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of the Plains of Abraham partof=the Seven Years War French and Indian War caption= The Death of General Wolfe by Benjamin West. Oil on canvas, 1770. date=13 September 1759 place=Quebec City… … Wikipedia
The Plains of Abraham — is a 1928 novel by James Oliver Curwood.PlotDuring the last half of the eighteenth century, in what was then New France (now part of Canada), Daniel James Bulain, son of a French habitant and of an English schoolmaster s daughter sees his world… … Wikipedia
Plains — is the plural of plain, a geographical feature. It may also refer to:Locations;United States *The Great Plains *Plains, Georgia *Plains, Kansas *Plains, Montana *The Plains, Ohio *Plains, Pennsylvania *Plains, Texas;United Kingdom *Plains, North… … Wikipedia