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Bannockburn, a village on the river Bannock, Scotland, three miles from Stirling. Here, on June 24, 1314, the English under Edward II. were completely defeated by Robert Bruce, and Scotland reasserted her independence. At Sauchieburn, close by, James III. of Scotland was defeated by his rebellious subjects in 1488. The village has manufactories of tartans, carpets, and nails.