Definition of Nechtansmere, Battle of in English:

Nechtansmere, Battle of

Line breaks: Bat¦tle of Nech¦tans|mere
Pronunciation: /ˈnɛktənzˌmɪə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

A battle which took place in 685 at Nechtansmere, near Forfar, Scotland, in which the Picts defeated the Northumbrians, stopping their expansion northward and forcing their withdrawal.

Definition of Nechtansmere, Battle of in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day flippant
Pronunciation: ˈflɪp(ə)nt
adjective
not showing a serious or respectful attitude