geographical name see Stirling II, 1

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  • Stirlingshire —    STIRLINGSHIRE, a county, in the eastern part of Scotland, bounded on the north by Perthshire and Clackmannanshire; on the east by the county of Linlithgow; on the south east by part of Lanarkshire; and on the south, and also on the west, by… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Stirlingshire — (spr. ßtörlingschīr), Grafschaft im südlichen Schottland, westlich vom Forthbusen der Nordsee, grenzt im N. an die Grafschaften Clackmannan und Perth, im W. und Süden an Dumbarton, Lanark und Linlithgow, umfaßt 1159 qkm (21,05 QM.) mit (1901) 142 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Stirlingshire — For ships named Stirlingshire, see MV Stirlingshire. central   County (until circa 1890)   File:Stirling Country Scotland County town …   Wikipedia

  • Stirlingshire — ▪ historical county, Scotland, United Kingdom also called  Stirling        historic county, central Scotland. In the west it borders Loch Lomond and incorporates a section of the Highlands. It extends east into the Midland Valley (Central… …   Universalium

  • Stirlingshire — Lage von Stirlingshire in Schottland Stirlingshire ist eine traditionelle Grafschaft in Schottland. Historische Hauptstadt und namensgebender Ort ist die Stadt Stirling, weitere bedeutende Orte sind Falkirk, Kilsyth und Grangemouth. Als… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • stirlingshire — ŋˌshi(ə)r, ˌshiə, shə(r) adjective or stirling Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: from Stirlingshire, Stirling, county in central Scotland : of or from the county of Stirling, Scotland : of the kind or style prevalent in Stirling …   Useful english dictionary

  • STIRLINGSHIRE —    (126), a midland county of Scotland, stretching E. and W. from Dumbarton (W.) to the Forth (E.); between Lanark (S.) and Perth (N.) it forms the borderland between the Lowlands and the Highlands; Loch Lomond skirts the western border, and on… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • stirlingshire — stir·ling·shire …   English syllables

  • Stirlingshire — /ˈstɜlɪŋʃɪə/ (say sterlingshear), / ʃə/ (say shuh) noun a former county in central Scotland; now covered by Stirling and several other unitary districts …   Australian English dictionary

  • Stirlingshire (UK Parliament constituency) — UK former constituency infobox Name = Stirlingshire Type = County Year = 1708 Abolition = 1918 members = OneStirlingshire was a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of Great Britain and later of the Parliament of the… …   Wikipedia

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