Definition of Malcolm in English:


Syllabification: Mal·colm
Pronunciation: /ˈmalkəm
  • 1The name of four kings of Scotland.
  • 1.1 Malcolm I (died 954), reigned 943–954.
  • 1.2 Malcolm II (circa 954–1034), reigned 1005–34.
  • 1.3 Malcolm III (circa 1031–93), son of Duncan I; reigned 1058–93; known as Malcolm Canmore (from Gaelic Ceann-mor, great head). He came to the throne after killing Macbeth in battle (1057) and was responsible for helping to form Scotland into an organized kingdom.
  • 1.4 Malcolm IV (1141–65), grandson of David I; reigned 1153–65; known as Malcolm the Maiden. His reign witnessed a progressive loss of power to Henry II of England.

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