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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A moor in northern Scotland east of Inverness. It was the site of the final defeat of the Highland Jacobites by English forces (April 16, 1746).

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Examples

  • I don't actually remember much of the rest of what they taught me, but year upon year of visits to Abbeys and Castles, to Culloden Moor and Flodden Field, and to museums like the excellent National Museum of Scotland in the Capital, have added to the layers of history I absorbed.

    The Classroom Battle of Bannockburn

  • “A greater fool if he fought against the throne at Culloden Moor,” Ramsey said.

    My Seduction

  • In April 1746, on Culloden Moor, an English army defeated the forces of Charles Edward Stuart, “Bonnie Prince Charlie,” Jacobite pretender to the crown.

    John Paul Jones

  • I thought of the lonely gray clanstones on Culloden Moor, and the Highland men who might lie under them, if we were unsuccessful.

    Dragonfly in Amber

  • It had been over fifty years since Bonnie Prince Charlie had led the clans to destruction on Culloden Moor, but Scots have long memories.

    Dearly Beloved

  • Ben and Polly back to the TARDIS on Culloden Moor.

    Companion Analysis by Nyssa ("Doctor Who" Companions)

  • Forced to retreat into Scotland, he was pursued by the English, and utterly defeated at the battle of Culloden Moor, -- and the Stuart cause was ruined forever.

    General History for Colleges and High Schools

  • White's, "I tell you, sir, he trod Culloden Moor with all the vigour and fire he had when we marched with Marlborough to Malplaquet."

    With Marlborough to Malplaquet A Story of the Reign of Queen Anne

  • Ireland, for the united events of the Duke of Cumberland's birth and the battle of Culloden Moor, fires were seen blazing in Morvern, in which numerous villages were burned by order of the victorious Cumberland.

    Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745 Volume II.

  • Prince Charlie's army retreated and was at last brought to bay on Culloden Moor, six miles from Inverness.

    The Winning of Canada: a Chronicle of Wolf

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