- a historic county in central Scotland.
Also called Clack·man·nan·shire [klak-man-uh n-sheer, -sher] /klækˈmæn ənˌʃɪər, -ʃər/.
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Clackmannanshire , the smallest county in Scotland, lies between the Ochils and the Forth; rich in minerals, especially coal.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
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The county unites with Clackmannanshire to return one member to parliament.
After obtaining his degree he was for some time employed as a mathematical teacher in the Dollar Academy, Clackmannanshire.The Canadian Portrait Gallery Volume 3
John Charles Dent
- a council area and historical county of central Scotland; became part of the Central region in 1975 but reinstated as an independent unitary authority in 1996; mainly agricultural. Administrative centre: Alloa. Pop: 47 680 (2003 est). Area: 142 sq km (55 sq miles)
- a town in E central Scotland, in Clackmannanshire. Pop: 3450 (2001)