Iceni
noun plural Etymology: Latin Date: 1658 an ancient British people that under their queen Boudicca revolted against the Romans in A.D. 60 • Icenian or Icenic adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Icĕni — (n.And. Icēni, Simeni, a. Geogr.), Volk an der Ostküste Britanniens, im j. Suffolk u. Norfolk; Städte: Venta, Camboricum, Duroligons. Sie hielten es Anfangs mit den Römern, empörten sich aber 62 n. Chr. unter ihrer Königin Boadicea, s.u. England… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • ICENI — pop Albionis, in ora Or.ad mate Germ. Simeni Ptol. Cenimagni Caes. quorum regio Essexia in Anglia, teste Nic. Lloyd. et Caes. de Bell. Gall. l. 5. c. 7 Sed Camd. est Suffolcia, Norfolcia, tractus Cantabrigiensis, et Huntingdonensis, ubi olim East …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Iceni — [ī sē′nī΄] pl.n. [L] an ancient British people that, led by Queen Boadicea, rebelled against the Romans in A.D. 60 Icenian [ī sē΄nē ən] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Iceni — Infobox Celts of England Name = Iceni fullname = Iceni name = Iceni capital = Venta Icenorum (Caistor St. Edmund) location = Norfolk Suffolk origin = ?The Iceni or Eceni were a Brythonic tribe who inhabited an area of Britain corresponding… …   Wikipedia

  • Iceni — Icenic /uy see nik/, adj. /uy see nuy/, n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) an ancient Celtic tribe of eastern England, whose queen, Boadicea, headed an insurrection against the Romans in A.D. 61. * * * ▪ people       in ancient Britain, a tribe… …   Universalium

  • Iceni — Die Icener (Iceni) waren ein keltischer Volksstamm, der im Gebiet des heutigen Norfolk und Suffolk in Britannien lebte. Kultur Ihr Siedlungsgebiet grenzte im Nordwesten am Wash an das der Corieltavi, im Osten an das der Catuvellaunen und im Süden …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Iceni — 52° 36′ N 0° 48′ E / 52.6, 0.8 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Iceni —  British tribe that revolted against Rome under the leadership of Boudicca in the first century ad …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Iceni — n. tribe of ancient Britons occupying an area of southeastern England …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Iceni — [ʌɪ si:ni, nʌɪ] plural noun a tribe of ancient Britons inhabiting an area of SE England in present day East Anglia, whose queen was Boudicca (Boadicea). Origin from L …   English new terms dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”