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Culloden

/kəˈlɒdən/
noun
1.
a moor near Inverness in N Scotland: site of a battle in 1746 in which government troops under the Duke of Cumberland defeated the Jacobites under Prince Charles Edward Stuart
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  • To no English gold can the defeat of culloden be attributed, but unhappily Scotch treason played its part in the disaster.

  • Here he heard the tidings of the decisive battle of culloden.

    Waverley Sir Walter Scott
  • A dispute for this right-hand post of honour is recorded on f. 100b, as also in accounts of culloden.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Since culloden the word had been to him as a red rag to a bull.

    A Daughter of Raasay William MacLeod Raine
  • Leave the Foudroyant outside, and hoist your flag in the culloden, to carry on operations with the General.

    The Life of Nelson, Vol. II. (of 2) A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
  • "Ye did no help the King greatly at culloden, Duncan," said my father, dryly.

    The Crossing Winston Churchill
  • One fought at the battle of Princeton, one died fighting the king at culloden.

    Captain Macklin Richard Harding Davis
  • I have heard Nixon blamed for the manner in which our poor father was taken after culloden.'

    Red Gauntlet Sir Walter Scott
  • Off the Isle of France they encountered a violent hurricane, in which the culloden was in the greatest danger.

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