geographical name see Nairn 1

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  • Nairnshire —    NAIRNSHIRE, a county, in the north east of Scotland, bounded on the north by the Moray Frith, on the east by Elginshire and a detached portion of the county of Inverness, on the south by Elginshire, and on the west and south west by Inverness… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Nairnshire — (spr. nǟrnschir), schott. Grafschaft, von den Grafschaften Inverneß und Elgin umgeben, südlich vom Moray Firth, 556 qkm (10,1 QM.) groß mit (1901) 9291 Einw. (von denen [1891] 2487 neben Englisch Gälisch sprachen), wird von dem in den Moray Firth …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Nairnshire — County of Nairn in blau hervorgehoben; die Exklaven in Morayshire werden wegen ihrer geringen Größe von der Karte nicht erfasst Nairnshire, auch County of Nairn genannt (Schottisch Gälisch: Siorrachd Inbhir Narann), war eine Grafschaft und ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • nairnshire — ˈnaa(ə)rnˌshi(ə)r, ˈne(ə)rn , ˈnārn , shər adjective or nairn Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: from Nairnshire or Nairn county, Scotland : of or from the county of Nairn, Scotland : of the kind or style prevalent in Nairn …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nairnshire — ▪ historic county, Scotland, United Kingdom also called  Nairn        historic county, northeastern Scotland, on the southern shore of the Moray Firth. The town of Nairn is the historic county town (seat) and the principal town.       Part of the …   Universalium

  • NAIRNSHIRE —    (9), a northern county of Scotland, fronts the Moray Firth, wedged in between Elgin on the N. and Inverness on the W. and S.; the surface rugged and mountainous in the S. and E., slopes towards the Firth, and is traversed by the rivers Nairn… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • nairnshire — nairn·shire …   English syllables

  • Nairnshire — /ˈnɛənʃɪə/ (say nairnshear), / ʃə/ (say shuh) noun a former county in northern Scotland; now part of Highland. Also, Nairn …   Australian English dictionary

  • Nairnshire Camanachd — Nairnshire Full name Nairnshire Camanachd Founded 2006 Ground Community Playing Fields, Nairn League Defunct (2007) 2007 …   Wikipedia

  • Cromartyshire and Nairnshire (UK Parliament constituency) — Cromartyshire and Nairnshire Former County constituency for the House of Commons 1708 (1708)–1832 (1832) …   Wikipedia

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