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Definition(s):

  • (n) a battle in which the Scots under Robert the Bruce defeated the English and assured the independence of Scotland

News

  • Thousands enjoy 50th Deerfield Days

    DEERFIELD — Hundreds gathered for the Deerfield Fourth of July parade, led by village police and Bannockburn Fire Protection District. Deerfield Village President Harriet Rosenthal marched with trustees from the Village Board. They were joined by State Sen. Julie Morrision, D-Deerfield, Scott Drury, D-Highwood, and Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran. Marching bands were complemented by members of ...
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Deerfield Review

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  1. The Scottish National Party's justice spokesman, Kenny MacAskill said: "It's appalling behaviour and should be punished. We have to get a sense of perspective, this is a football tournament, not a re-run of the Battle of Bannockburn or tribal...
    on Jun 21, 2006 By: Kenny MacAskill Source: BBC News

  2. Mr Fraser said: "The Battle of Bannockburn was where Robert the Bruce led a significant Scottish victory against the English during the Wars of Scottish Independence. It is of national importance to Scotland: It will be fitting for Bannockburn to...
    on May 26, 2010 By: Murdo Fraser Source: Scotsman

  3. "This site is an integral part of our history as a nation and the scant interest it has been given officially is in complete contrast to the Bannockburn site, which has been accorded national status in Scotland," Ms Williams said.
    on Aug 13, 2009 By: Kirsty Williams Source: WalesOnline

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