Definition of Nechtansmere, Battle of in English:

Nechtansmere, Battle of

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

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