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Alba (719 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)
Tomatin (407 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(26 km) south of the city of Inverness. The name derives from the Scottish Gaelic name Tom Aitinn (hill of juniper). The river Findhorn rises at Coignafearn
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
Scottish crossbill (1,213 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"
Iona (4,650 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")
Corrour railway station (2,373 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
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
Scottish Highlands (4,672 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
Dunedin, Florida (3,356 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
Dunedin (9,156 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
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
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
Caledonia (1,262 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. Battle of Mons Graupius Caledonian Ocean New
King Edward, Aberdeenshire (266 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
Clan MacEwen (1,512 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
Scottish toponymy (464 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
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
Rùm (8,653 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rùm (/rʌm/ (listen); Scottish Gaelic pronunciation: [rˠuːm]), a Scottish Gaelic name often anglicised to Rum, is one of the Small Isles of the Inner Hebrides
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
Albion (2,746 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
List of New Zealand place name etymologies (1,890 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
Arthur's Seat (2,151 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Stone Arthur in the Cumbrian lake district. There is no traditional Scottish Gaelic name for Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh, but William Maitland proposed that
Eurasian dotterel (1,028 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
Dùn an Achaidh (1,066 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
Ae, Dumfries and Galloway (600 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
Braemar (1,622 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 (1,215 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
Scottish New Zealanders (2,607 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
Sutherland (3,225 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 (3,447 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
Aber and Inver (placename elements) (1,308 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
Etymology of Aberdeen (1,062 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
List of short place names (2,531 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mountain in Hokkaidō, Japan E, a river in the Highlands of Scotland Ì, Scottish Gaelic name for island of Iona, Scotland (also called Ì Chaluim Chille) Ô, a
North Queensferry (2,569 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 (5,295 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
European New Zealanders (4,124 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
Welsh exonyms (316 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Welsh name Scottish Gaelic name English name Yr Alban (also occasionally Sgotland) Alba Scotland Aeron Inbhir Air Ayr Afon Clud Abhainn Chluaidh River
Ben Nevis (5,551 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 diaspora (3,627 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
Falkirk (5,304 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 translated into Scots as Fawkirk (literally "variegated church")
Royal Bank of Scotland Group (5,712 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
June 2018. "Fact sheet". Citywire. Retrieved 10 March 2019. The Scottish Gaelic name (Scottish Gaelic: Banca Rìoghail na h-Alba) is used by its retail
Isle of Lewis (6,198 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
Aberdeen (12,607 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
Dumfries (8,680 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
Acer pseudoplatanus (4,922 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
Ayr (7,145 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
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
Buxton (surname) (593 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
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 (5,206 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 (6,400 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