Bannockburn

Bannockburn

[ban-uhk-burn, ban-uhk-burn]
noun
a village in central Scotland: site of the victory (1314) of the Scots under Robert the Bruce over the English, which assured the independence of Scotland.
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Bannockburn (ˈbænəkˌbɜːn)
 
n
a village in central Scotland, south of Stirling: nearby is the site of a victory (1314) of the Scots, led by Robert the Bruce, over the English. Pop: 7396 (2001)

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bannockburn

town, Stirling council area, historic county of Stirlingshire, Scotland. Located slightly to the east of the famous battlefield to which it lent its name, Bannockburn was known in the 18th and 19th centuries for cottage weaving and the manufacture of tartans and carpets. The Battle of Bannockburn, fought June 23-24, 1314, was a decisive event in Scottish history. Pop. (2001) 7,396.

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