geographical name see Caithness

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Caithness-Shire —    CAITHNESS SHIRE, a county in the north east of Scotland, bounded on the north by the Pentland Frith; on the east and south east, by the German Sea; and on the west and south west, by the county of Sutherland. It lies between 58° 10 and 58° 40… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Shire — A shire is an administrative division of Great Britain and Australia. The first shires were created by the Anglo Saxons in what is now central and southern England. Shires were controlled by a royal official known as a shire reeve or sheriff.… …   Wikipedia

  • Caithness — or Caithness shire geographical name former county N Scotland capital Wick …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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

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

  • 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

  • Diocese of Moray, Ross and Caithness — Coordinates: 57°28′37″N 4°13′52″W / 57.477°N 4.231°W / 57.477; 4.231 …   Wikipedia

  • Kinross-shire — Motto: For all time Kinross shire within Scotland Geography …   Wikipedia

  • Ross-shire — Coordinates: 57°48′N 5°00′W / 57.8°N 5.0°W / 57.8; 5.0 …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”