Share this entry
Iceni Line breaks: Iceni
Pronunciation: /ʌɪˈsiːni/

Definition of Iceni in English:

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.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources