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  • (noun): United States architect who formed and important architectural firm with John Merven Carrere (1860-1929).
    Synonyms: Thomas Hastings
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Hastings ( /ˈheɪstɪŋz/) is a town and borough in the county of East Sussex on the south coast of England. The town is located 24 mi (39 km) east of the county town of Lewes and 53 mi (85 km) south east of London, and has an estimated population of 86,900.

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... Hastings has one small beach, most of the coastline being mudflats ... Hastings is located on a crescent-shaped bay opening onto Western Port Bay ... area of Western Port Bay north of Hastings has been declared a Marine National Park ...
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... Hastings was born in New York City on March 11, 1860 ... Hastings (1827–1911), was a noted Presbyterian minister, homiletics professor, and dean of the Union Theological Seminary ... His grandfather, Thomas Samuel Hastings (1784–1872), was one of America's leading church musicians of the 19th century he composed hymns, including 'Rock of Ages,' and published the first ...

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  • (noun): The decisive battle in which William the Conqueror (duke of Normandy) defeated the Saxons under Harold II (1066) and thus left England open for the Norman Conquest.
    Synonyms: battle of Hastings
  • (noun): A town in East Sussex just south of the place where the Battle of Hastings took place.

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    If you can’t get a job as a pianist in a brothel you become a royal reporter.
    —Max Hastings (b. 1945)

    Janie works hard, of course, and she’s a good wife and mother, but do you know she’s never once made a gingerbread house with her children?
    —Mildred Hastings (b. 1924)