Kinross
or Kinross-shire geographical name former county E central Scotland capital Kinross

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Kinross —    KINROSS, a post town and parish, in the county of Kinross, of which it is the capital, 15 miles (S.) from Perth, and 25 (N. N. W.) from Edinburgh; containing 2822 inhabitants, of whom 2062 are in the town, and 760 in the rural districts of the …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Kinross — Kinross, IA U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 80 Housing Units (2000): 39 Land area (2000): 0.192068 sq. miles (0.497454 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.192068 sq. miles (0.497454 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Kinross — [kin rôs′shirkin rôs′] former county of EC Scotland: also Kinross shire [kin rôs′shir] …   English World dictionary

  • Kinross — infobox UK place country = Scotland official name= Kinross gaelic name= Ceann Rois population= 4,000 (approx.) os grid reference= NO1102 longitude= 3.42 latitude= 56.20 unitary scotland= Perth and Kinross lieutenancy scotland= Perth and Kinross… …   Wikipedia

  • Kinross — /kin raws , ros /, n. a historic county in E Scotland. Also called Kinrossshire /kin raws shear, sheuhr, ros /. * * * ▪ Scotland, United Kingdom  small burgh (town), Perth and Kinross council area, historic county of Kinross shire, Scotland,… …   Universalium

  • Kinross — 56° 12′ N 3° 25′ W / 56.2, 3.42 Kinross, en gaélique Ceann Rois, est un bourg d Écosse …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kinross — 1 Original name in latin Kinross Name in other language State code AU Continent/City Australia/Perth longitude 31.71868 latitude 115.73839 altitude 43 Population 7232 Date 2011 06 04 2 Original name in latin Kinross Name in other language Kinross …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • KINROSS —    (7), small Scottish county lying between Perth and Fife, round Loch Leven, is agricultural and grazing, with some hills of no great height, and coal mines; the co. town, KINROSS (2), is on the W. shore of Loch Leven; manufactures tartan …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Kinross — /kɪnˈrɒs/ (say kin ros) noun a former county of eastern central Scotland. Also, Kinross shire …   Australian English dictionary

  • kinross — adjective see kinross shire * * * /kin raws , ros /, n. a historic county in E Scotland. Also called Kinrossshire /kin raws shear, sheuhr, ros / …   Useful english dictionary

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