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Alba (694 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

Alba (English: /ˈælbə/) is the Scottish Gaelic name (pronounced [ˈal̪ˠapə]) for Scotland. It is cognate with the Irish term Alba (gen. Alban, dat. Albain)
Tormod MacLeod (634 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in any contemporary records. His name is remembered today in the Scottish Gaelic name Sìol Thormoid ("seed of Tormod"), used by a branch of his descendants
Tomatin (397 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(26 km) southeast of the city of Inverness. The name derives from the Scottish Gaelic name Tom Aitinn (hill of juniper). The river Findhorn rises at Coignafearn
Kilmany (340 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Road Bridge. The current name of the village derives from an older Scottish Gaelic name, but the meaning of that name is somewhat obscure. The first element
Scottish crossbill (1,217 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek loxos, "crosswise", and scotica is Latin for Scottish". The Scottish Gaelic name for a crossbill is Cam-ghob, which literally means "squinty beaked"
Corrour railway station (2,279 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the highest mainline railway station in the United Kingdom. Its Scottish Gaelic name, displayed on signs at the station, is Coire Odhar, which means dun-coloured
Scottish Highlands (4,658 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Grampian Mountains to the southeast from the Northwest Highlands. The Scottish Gaelic name of A' Ghàidhealtachd literally means "the place of the Gaels" and
Ellenabeich (281 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
island was mined out of existence and its name is now the current Scottish Gaelic name of the village. The village is sometimes called "Easdale" because
Port an Eòrna (228 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Port an Eòrna is the Scottish Gaelic name for the small settlement of Barleyport, situated almost midway between Plockton and the Kyle of Lochalsh, in
Dunedin, Florida (3,600 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
County, Florida, United States. The name comes from Dùn Èideann, the Scottish Gaelic name for Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. Dunedin is the 5th largest
MacAlasdair (1,451 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alsandair. The Irish and Scottish Gaelic have many Anglicised forms. The Scottish Gaelic name has been borne by a notable Scottish clan, which was once seated
Iona (4,840 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tourist destination and a place for spiritual retreats. Its modern Scottish Gaelic name means "Iona of (Saint) Columba" (formerly anglicised "Icolmkill")
Dunedin (9,146 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
principal city of the Otago region. Its name comes from Dùn Èideann, the Scottish Gaelic name for Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. The urban area of Dunedin
Battle of Stalc (471 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alan MacCaul (MacCoul), but if he did die in the battle that the Scottish Gaelic name of the place where the fight took place, "Lagna an Phail", which
Lagopus (598 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and leucura are correct. The English name ptarmigan comes from the Scottish Gaelic name for the bird, tàrmachan, whose origin is unknown. The p- was added
Clan Scrymgeour (965 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to the Battle of Flodden where he received a mortal wound. The Scottish Gaelic name of Scrymgeour is Mac Mhic Iain and a local tradition is that Fincharn
Caledonia (1,352 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the island of Great Britain was Albion, which is cognate with the Scottish Gaelic name for Scotland: Alba. There is an emerging trend to use the term Caledonia
King Edward, Aberdeenshire (264 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to do with any "King Edward", but is a corruption of an earlier Scottish Gaelic name. The first element "King", usually appears as "kin" in Scottish placenames
Rùm (8,655 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rùm (Scottish Gaelic pronunciation: [rˠuːm]), a Scottish Gaelic name often anglicised to Rum (/rʌm/ (listen)), is one of the Small Isles of the Inner Hebrides
Scottish toponymy (462 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
English name Scottish Gaelic name Notes Alexandria Magh Leamhna The Gaelic name refers to the Plain of Leven, or the Lennox. Applecross A' Chomraich The
List of New Zealand place name etymologies (1,874 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
after a member of the Crown's surveying party. Dunedin - from the Scottish Gaelic name for Edinburgh, "Dùn Èideann". Eyreton and West Eyreton - for Edward
Mòruisg (572 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
three kilometres from the A890 road which runs through the glen. Its Scottish Gaelic name translates as “Big Water” which is slightly unusual as the only sheets
Eurasian dotterel (1,037 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
its tame and unsuspecting nature which made it easy to catch; its Scottish Gaelic name is amadan-mòintich, "fool of the moors." King James VI and I went
Clan MacEwen (1,642 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"MacEwen" comes from one of the many anglicised spellings of the Scottish Gaelic name, MacEòghainn, which means, "son of Eòghann", and could have arisen
Talk 107 (1,040 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dunedin FM on 16 December 2004 (Dunedin is an anglicisation of the Scottish Gaelic name Dùn Èideann for Edinburgh, Scotland). Originally due to be launched
Albacon (399 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Scotland from 1980 to 1998. The name was created from both Alba, the Scottish Gaelic name for Scotland, and because the first convention in 1980 was held in
Dùn an Achaidh (1,176 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
antiquary Erskine Beveridge, the dun was known in local tradition by the Scottish Gaelic name, Dun Bhorlum mhic Anlaimh righ Lochlinn (see Lochlann). He gave two
Albion (2,780 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
whole, but was later restricted to Caledonia (giving the modern Scottish Gaelic name for Scotland, Alba). The root *albiio- is also found in Gaulish and
Arthur's Seat (2,210 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Stone Arthur in the English Lake District. There is no traditional Scottish Gaelic name for Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh, but William Maitland proposed that
Braemar (1,593 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the historical Earldom of Mar, literally the Braes o' Mar. The Scottish Gaelic name Bràigh Mhàrr or upland of Mar was originally applied to the general
Etymology of Edinburgh (1,214 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
originated in Wales at some time in the 9th to 11th centuries. The modern Scottish Gaelic name "Dùn Èideann" derives directly from the British Din Eidyn. The English
Etymology of Aberdeen (1,084 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kincorth and Balgownie and was spoken as recently as 1984. The Scottish Gaelic name for Aberdeen is Obar Dheathain (IPA: [opəɾˈɛ.ɛɲ]). In 146 AD, Ptolemy
Ae, Dumfries and Galloway (608 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
repute, is the shortest place name in the United Kingdom. However the Scottish Gaelic name of the island of Iona comprises a single letter, Ì. The name likely
Shetland (10,160 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kingdom of Cat); and their name can be found in Caithness and in the Scottish Gaelic name for Sutherland (Cataibh, meaning "among the Cats"). The oldest version
Aber and Inver (placename elements) (1,306 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
as Aporcrosan), it has been transformed by a folk etymology. (Its Scottish Gaelic name, a' Chomraich, has lost the "Aber-" element altogether) "Aber" is
Sutherland (3,232 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
among the Cats and the Cat element appears as Cait in Caithness. The Scottish Gaelic name for Caithness, however, is Gallaibh, meaning among the Strangers
Clan MacLeod (3,506 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
MacLeod means 'son of Leod'. The name Leod is an Anglicization of the Scottish Gaelic name Leòd, which is thought to have been derived from the Old Norse. Clann
List of short place names (2,572 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Highlands of Scotland I, a town in Fujian Province, China Ì, Scottish Gaelic name for island of Iona, Scotland (also called Ì Chaluim Chille) Ô, a
Ben Nevis (5,578 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
working at the observatory. "Ben Nevis" is an Anglicisation of the Scottish Gaelic name "Beinn Nibheis". "Beinn" is the most common Gaelic word for "mountain"
Scottish New Zealanders (2,731 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of its Scottish settlement. The name comes from Dùn Èideann, the Scottish Gaelic name for Edinburgh, the Scottish capital. Charles Kettle the city's surveyor
North Queensferry (2,568 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
population of 1,076. It is the southernmost settlement in Fife. The Scottish Gaelic name "Taobh a Tuath Chas Chaolais" means "[the] Northern Side of [the]
Royal Bank of Scotland (5,940 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
investors in Bernard L. Madoff Securities Token and symbolic use of the Scottish Gaelic name occurs on some Royal Bank of Scotland buildings and customer stationery
NatWest Group (5,185 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
information from Companies House)". beta.companieshouse.gov.uk. The Scottish Gaelic name (Scottish Gaelic: Banca Rìoghail na h-Alba) is used by its retail
Scottish diaspora (3,665 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of its Scottish settlement. The name comes from Dùn Èideann, the Scottish Gaelic name for Edinburgh, the Scottish capital. Charles Kettle the city's surveyor
Isle of Lewis (6,295 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
legends as well as the local literary and musical traditions. The Scottish Gaelic name Leòdhas may be derived from Norse Ljoðahús ("song house"), although
Falkirk (5,315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
referring to a church building built of many-coloured stones. The Scottish Gaelic name was calqued into Scots as Fawkirk (literally "variegated church")
Rockall (6,249 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
origin and meaning of the islet's name Rockall is uncertain. The Scottish Gaelic name for the islet, Ròcal, may derive from an Old Norse name that may
European New Zealanders (4,116 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the one generally accepted. Dunedin – comes from Dùn Èideann, the Scottish Gaelic name for Edinburgh, the Scottish capital. New Plymouth – named for Plymouth
Acer pseudoplatanus (4,932 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in around 1487, but this is challenged by the presence of an old Scottish Gaelic name for the tree, fior chrann which suggests a longer presence in Scotland
Dumfries (8,690 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
etymology of the name. One is that the name Dumfries originates from the Scottish Gaelic name Dùn Phris which means "Fort of the Thicket". Another is that it comes
Aberdeen (12,811 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as in modern Welsh (Aberystwyth, Aberdare, Aberbeeg etc.). The Scottish Gaelic name is Obar Dheathain (variation: Obairreadhain; *obar presumably being
Ayr (7,203 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
then to 'Ayr'. Elements of the old name remain present within the Scottish Gaelic name for Ayr – Inbhir Air. The areas surrounding modern day Ayr were known
Buxton (surname) (594 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
philanthropist In Scotland the surname, can be anglosized from the Scottish-Gaelic name, Buchanan, a village in Stirlingshire. In England the surname Buxton
Giffnock (4,089 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
designated parkland, leaving little room for further expansion. The Scottish Gaelic name for Giffnock is Giofnag and is of partially Brythonic and Gaelic
Lech-a-Vuie Platform railway station (873 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
must only call at the platform between sunrise and sunset." The Scottish Gaelic name may have been 'Leac a' Mhuidhe', meaning 'slab of the churn'. The
List of city nicknames in the United Kingdom (5,293 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
around. Glasgow "Dear Green Place" – from one interpretation of the Scottish Gaelic name Glaschu. The name has older British Celtic (Brythonic) roots, reflected
History of the Dunedin urban area (6,413 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
2400 properties altogether. The name comes from Dùn Èideann, the Scottish Gaelic name for Edinburgh, the Scottish capital. Charles Kettle the city's surveyor