a historic county in southeastern Scotland.
- Formerly Had·ding·ton [had-ing-tuhn] /ˈhæd ɪŋ tən/ .
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How to use East Lothian in a sentence
We have heard it trumpeted abroad that certain farms in East Lothian were let during the course of last year at an advance.
East Lothian minister and his betheral taking degrees at a northern college.Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character | Edward Bannerman Ramsay
He was the father of three more children, also two sons and a daughter, between 1608 and 1610, in the county of East Lothian.Of the Orthographie and Congruitie of the Britan Tongue | Alexander Hume
George Sinclair, probably a native of East Lothian, who died in 1696.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II) | Augustus De Morgan
Reference was made, in particular, to the East Lothian coal-miners.An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis | Archibald Makellar
British Dictionary definitions for East Lothian
a council area and historical county of E central Scotland, on the Firth of Forth and the North Sea: part of Lothian region from 1975 to 1996: chiefly agricultural. Administrative centre: Haddington. Pop: 91 090 (2003 est). Area: 678 sq km (262 sq miles)
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