or Caithness-shire geographical name former county N Scotland capital Wick

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  • Caithness — (schott. gäl. Gallaibh) ist eine traditionelle Grafschaft an der Nordostspitze Schottlands mit über 25.000 Einwohnern (Stand: 2004) und der historischen Hauptstadt Wick. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Caithness —   [ keɪθnes], ehemalige County in Nordostschottland, seit 1975 Teil der Highland Region; zahlreiche frühgeschichtliche Denkmäler …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Caithness — [kāth′nes΄, kāth nes′] former county & former district of NE Scotland …   English World dictionary

  • Caithness — County of Caithness until circa 1890 Missing map County of Caithness circa 1890 to 1975 Missing map Caithness District 1975 to 1996 …   Wikipedia

  • Caithness — /kayth nes, kayth nes /, n. a historic county in NE Scotland. * * * ▪ historical county, Scotland, United Kingdom       historic county in extreme northern Scotland, facing the Atlantic Ocean and the Pentland Firth (which separates it from the… …   Universalium

  • Caithness — 58°25′N 3°30′W / 58.417, 3.5 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Caithness — Sp Ketnesas Ap Caithness angliškai Ap Gallaibh geliškai (škotiškai) L ist. sr. D. Britanijoje (Škotijoje) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • CAITHNESS —    (37), a level, except in the W. and S., bare, and somewhat barren, county in the NE. of Scotland, 43 m. by 28 m., with a bold and rocky coast; has flagstone quarries; fishing the chief industry, of which Wick is the chief seat; the inhabitants …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • caithness — caith·ness …   English syllables

  • Caithness — Caith•ness [[t]ˈkeɪθ nɛs, keɪθˈnɛs[/t]] n. geg a historic county in NE Scotland Also called Caith•ness•shire [[t]ˈkeɪθ nɛsˌʃɪər, ʃər, keɪθˈnɛs [/t]] …   From formal English to slang

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