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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.
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(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)
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Ban•nock•burn(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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|Noun||1.||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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