Definition of Battle of brunanburh

1. Noun. A battle in 937 when Athelstan defeated the Scots.

Exact synonyms: Brunanburh
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Geographical relationships: Scotland

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Battle Of Brunanburh

battle damage
battle dress
battle fatigue
battle fatigues
battle flag
battle fleet
battle fleets
battle group
battle honours
battle it out
battle line
battle neurosis
battle of Atlanta
battle of Austerlitz
battle of Boyne
battle of Brunanburh
battle of Bunker Hill
battle of Caporetto
battle of Chattanooga
battle of Chickamauga
battle of Cowpens
battle of Crecy
battle of Cunaxa
battle of Cynoscephalae
battle of Hastings
battle of Hohenlinden
battle of Ipsus
battle of Issus
battle of Ivry
battle of Jutland

Literary usage of Battle of brunanburh

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1. History of the Norwegian People by Knut Gjerset (1915)
"... King Constantine returned to Scotland. An old English poet has described the battle in a well-known old song. 30. "THE battle of brunanburh" " Here King ..."

2. Source-book of English History: For the Use of Schools and Readers by Elizabeth Kimball Kendall (1900)
"The Battle of Brunanburh (937) Here Athelstan, king, of earls the lord, of heroes the bracelet-giver, and his brother eke, ..."

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