- 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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Queen Elizabeth wore this purple hat in June 2009 to visit the Culloden Battlefield in Scotland.Who Wore the Hat Best: Kate Middleton vs. The Queen
April 23, 2011
This letter was dated from Ruthven, two days after the battle of Culloden.
Many of the clan fell in the massacre after the battle of Culloden Muir.
Here he heard the tidings of the decisive battle of Culloden.Waverley
Sir Walter Scott
They did their best to help off the ‘Culloden,’ but could not get her off, so stood on into the battle.The Grateful Indian
Since Culloden the word had been to him as a red rag to a bull.A Daughter of Raasay
William MacLeod Raine