- a mountain pass in central Scotland, in the Grampians.
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He had fought at Killiecrankie and was a marked man by Government.
He was for taking Killiecrankie by his side, against the Sergeant's advice.
It was my grandfather's, and he fought well with it at Killiecrankie.
The silver-hilted sword shone no brighter on the morn of Killiecrankie.
Rollo laid his hand on the hilt of Killiecrankie with a threatening gesture.
- a pass in central Scotland, in the Grampians: scene of a battle (1689) in which the Jacobites defeated William III's forces but lost their leader, Viscount Dundee
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