[ ahy-see-nahy ]
/ aɪˈsi naɪ /
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noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
an ancient Celtic tribe of eastern England, whose queen, Boadicea, headed an insurrection against the Romans in a.d. 61.
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OTHER WORDS FROM IceniI·ce·nic [ahy-see-nik], /aɪˈsi nɪk/, adjective
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How to use Iceni in a sentence
Before the monks came the place was held by the Iceni—a stout and valiant people, as Tacitus describes them.East Anglia|J. Ewing Ritchie
For about 600 years after the defeat of the Iceni, no reliable information respecting that people is to be found in any history.A Comprehensive History of Norwich|A. D. Bayne
A king of the Iceni had devised a considerable part of his substance to the emperor.
A confused clamour of shouts and cries rose from the town, above which sounded the yells of the exulting Iceni.
Upon the morning of the day fixed for the gathering of the Iceni preparations were begun early at Cardun.
British Dictionary definitions for Iceni
/ (aɪˈsiːnaɪ) /
an ancient British tribe that rebelled against the Romans in 61 ad under Queen Boudicca
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