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Kinross-shire

noun
  1. a former county of E central Scotland: became part of Tayside region in 1975 and part of Perth and Kinross in 1996
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Historical Examples

  • The county unites with Kinross-shire in returning one member to parliament.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4

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  • There are a number of small landed proprietors in the hilly parts of Kinross-shire; hence the appellation of Brae-laird.