Definition of Iceni in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌɪˈsiːni/

plural 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.
Example sentences
  • 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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