Ice·​ni | \ ī-ˈsē-ˌnī How to pronounce Iceni (audio) \

Definition of Iceni

: an ancient British people that under their queen Boudicca revolted against the Romans in a.d. 60

Other Words from Iceni

Icenian \ ī-​ˈsē-​nē-​ən How to pronounce Icenian (audio) \ or Icenic \ ī-​ˈsē-​nik How to pronounce Icenic (audio) , -​ˈse-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of Iceni

1573, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Iceni

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“Iceni.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Iceni. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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