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Lothian

[loh-th ee-uh n] /ˈloʊ ði ən/
noun
1.
a region in E Scotland. 700 sq. mi. (1813 sq. km).

Lothians

[loh-th ee-uh nz] /ˈloʊ ði ənz/
plural noun
1.
The, three former counties in SW Scotland: East Lothian, Midlothian, West Lothian.
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  • Barrow, it seems, was at the Edinburgh University, which is in the county of Lothian.

  • Fresale, Jamieson adds, is still the vulgar pronunciation of the name in Lothian.

    The Bruce John Barbour
  • But there was no vice in this eccentric branch of the house of Lothian.

    London in the Sixties One of the Old Brigade
  • Sire, replied Lord Lothian, it is my duty to follow your majesty.

  • She was looking down the table to where Lothian was sitting.

    The Drunkard

    Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • Muriel told me that Mr. Lothian was coming; she loves his poems as much as I do.

    The Drunkard

    Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • Lothian's arresting voice was quite clear as he spoke to the butler.

    The Drunkard

    Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • People like Lothian behaved pretty much as they liked, of course.

    The Drunkard

    Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • "I like you," Lothian was trying to say to him—the acquaintance of ten minutes!

    The Drunkard

    Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • "I don't think my daughter will play any more, Mr. Lothian," he said.

    The Drunkard

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British Dictionary definitions for Lothian

Lothians

/ˈləʊðɪənz/
plural noun
1.
the Lothians, three historic counties of SE central Scotland (now council areas): East Lothian, West Lothian, and Midlothian (including Edinburgh)
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