Culloden

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Culloden

a moor near Inverness in N Scotland: site of a battle in 1746 in which government troops under the Duke of Cumberland defeated the Jacobites under Prince Charles Edward Stuart
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Culloden

consolidated English supremacy; broke clan system (1746). [Br. Hist.: Harbottle Battles, 70]
See: Defeat
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