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British Dictionary definitions for inverness-shire

Inverness-shire

noun
  1. (until 1975) a county of NW Scotland, now part of Highland
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Historical Examples

  • In Inverness-shire, cup marks are called "fairies' footmarks."

    The Book of the Damned

    Charles Fort

  • In Inverness-shire I was with my husband, but I saw no duke there.

  • Argya malcomi are to that city what the Macphersons are to Inverness-shire.

    Jungle Folk

    Douglas Dewar

  • Inverness-shire, 4406 ft. high, and a sheer precipice on the NE.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

    Edited by Rev. James Wood

  • Some years ago, the author was fishing in a river of Inverness-shire.