- a historic county in W Scotland.
Also called Ar·gyll·shire [ahr-gahyl-sheer, -sher] /ɑrˈgaɪl ʃɪər, -ʃər/.
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We hear a good deal of the Irish in the traditions of Argyllshire.Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland
Daniel Turner Holmes
(Argyllshire Highlanders): raised in 1794 by the Duke of Argyll.
He joined the Argyllshire Fencibles, and rose to the rank of corporal!Norman Macleod
It was taken, with others, in the vicinity of Oban, Argyllshire.The Moths of the British Isles, Second Series
Then a descent had to be made at Kiells, in Argyllshire, because a valve had gone wrong.The Mastery of the Air
William J. Claxton
- (until 1975) a county of W Scotland, part of Strathclyde region (1975–96), now part of Argyll and Bute
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