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 (băn′ək-bûrn′, băn′ək-bûrn′)
A village of central Scotland south of Stirling. It was the site of Robert the Bruce's defeat of the English under Edward II on June 23, 1314.


(Placename) 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)


(ˈbæn əkˌbɜrn, ˌbæn əkˈbɜrn)

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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Noun1.Bannockburn - a battle in which the Scots under Robert the Bruce defeated the English and assured the independence of Scotland
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
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So urgent a message had not been issued within the memory of old lay-brother Athanasius, who had cleaned the Abbey knocker since the year after the Battle of Bannockburn.
St Ninians Walking group Free health walk with trained leaders, Thursdays from 11am, meeting at Battle of Bannockburn Centre, Glasgow Road.
LOOKS like Chris Pine and his cast are signalling V for victory as Robert the Bruce's army in the Battle of Bannockburn.
Explore Stirling's historic gems, with tickets to the Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre and the National Wallace Monument.
I didn't know when the Battle of Bannockburn was fought.
1314: The Battle of Bannockburn took place near Stirling Castle - Robert the Bruce (of spider fame) inflicted a crushing defeat on Edward II of England.
1314: The Battle of Bannockburn took place near Stirling Castle, when Robert the Bruce inflicted a crushing defeat on Edward II of England.
The Battle of Bannockburn celebrated which anniversary in 2014?
In which year was the Battle of Bannockburn, between Scotland and England?
The answer was the Battle of Bannockburn which took place in 1314 not 1384.
The song commemorates the Scottish victory over the English at the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314.
David Cameron failed completely to embrace the massive upswell of Scottish emotion over the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn when the heroic King Robert the Bruce of Scotland riding his small palfrey, totally outmanoeuvred the incompetent English King Edward II and won Scotland back its independence.