geographical name see Inverness 1

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  • Inverness-Shire —    INVERNESS SHIRE, an extensive county, in the north of Scotland, bounded on the north by Ross shire and the Moray Frith; on the east, by the counties of Nairn, Elgin, Banff, and Aberdeen; on the south, by Perth shire and the county of Argyll;… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Inverness-shire — County of Inverness until circa 1890 Missing map County of Inverness circa 1890 to 1975 …   Wikipedia

  • Inverness-shire — Lage von Inverness shire in Schottland Inverness shire (schott. gäl.: Siorrachd Inbhir Nis) ist eine der traditionellen Grafschaften von Schottland. Sie erstreckt sich über den Nordwesten Schottlands, liegt am Rande der Highlands und ist die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Inverness-shire — ▪ former county, Scotland, United Kingdom also called  Inverness        historic county of northern Scotland. It is Scotland s largest historic county and includes a section of the central Highlands, Glen Mor, and a portion of the Highlands to… …   Universalium

  • inverness-shire — |invə(r)|nes(h)ˌshi(ə)r, iə, shə(r) adjective or inverness |invə(r)|nes Usage: usually capitalized I Etymology: from Inverness shire or Inverness, county in Scotland : of or from th …   Useful english dictionary

  • Inverness-shire — Comté d Inverness  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents comtés partageant un même nom. Le nom « Comté d Inverness » peut désigner : Comté d Inverness (Écosse) Comté d Inverness (Nouvelle Écosse) Ce document… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Inverness-Shire — /ɪnvəˈnɛs ʃɪə/ (say invuh nes shear), / ʃə/ (say shuh) noun a former county in north western Scotland, now part of Highland. Also, Inverness …   Australian English dictionary

  • INVERNESS-SHIRE —    (90), the largest county in Scotland, stretches from the Moray Firth to the Atlantic, and includes many islands, Skye, the Outer Hebrides (except Lewis), and others; it embraces a large part of the Highlands, is very mountainous, has many… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Inverness-shire Constabulary — The Inverness shire Constabulary, also called the Inverness County Police, was the police force of the county of Inverness shire in Scotland.The force was established in 1840. On 16 November 1968 the Constabulary merged with Inverness Burgh… …   Wikipedia

  • Inverness-shire (UK Parliament constituency) — UK former constituency infobox Name = Inverness shire Type = County Year = 1708 Abolition = 1918 members = OneInverness shire was a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of Great Britain form 1708 to 1801 and of the… …   Wikipedia

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