Definition of Iceni in English:

Iceni

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Pronunciation: /ʌɪˈsiːni
 
, -nʌɪ/

noun

  • A tribe of ancient Britons inhabiting an area of SE England in present-day Norfolk and Suffolk. Their queen, Boudicca, led an unsuccessful rebellion against the Romans in ad 60.
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    • Boudicca was the queen of the Iceni, a Celtic tribe in Norfolk and Suffolk in eastern Britain.
    • Another Romanized town attacked by Boudicca and the Iceni was Verulamium.
    • He was the ruler of a British tribe called the Iceni, who had extensive territories in what is today East Anglia.

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