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Nairn

[nairn] /nɛərn/
noun
1.
a historic county in N Scotland.
Also called Nairnshire
[nairn-sheer, -sher] /ˈnɛərnˌʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA)
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  • Yes, there was Mrs. Nairn and there was Nancy's adorable little self.

    Judy of York Hill

    Ethel Hume Patterson Bennett
  • There's something else I want to do before we go back to Nairn.'

    Yule Logs Various
  • On the next day, at Nairn, when the muster-roll was called, he was absent.

    Yule Logs Various
  • He entered parliament in the Whig interest as member for Nairn.

  • I am naming one, Captain Nairn, who will be as pleased to be of service to you now as then.

    The Span o' Life William McLennan
  • As he answered my salute I saw it was my once prisoner, Nairn.

    The Span o' Life William McLennan
  • Nairn and Carroll have just deserted me, but I cant complain.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss
  • She has an aumrieye can translate it trunkfull of them, said Nairn.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss
  • Im no urging the schemethere are other points against it, answered Nairn.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss
  • Just then Nairn came down the steps and waved his hand to them.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss

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