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Glencoe

noun
  1. a glen in W Scotland, in S Highland: site of a massacre of Macdonalds by Campbells and English troops (1692)
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Historical Examples of glencoe

  • Turn to Glencoe, in the same series (the Illustrations to Scott).

    Modern Painters Volume I (of V)

    John Ruskin

  • I told her what the Glencoe man had told the parson, and she sighed.

    John Splendid

    Neil Munro

  • Are we not, think ye, just as much at war with Glencoe now as then?

    John Splendid

    Neil Munro

  • Mr. Snyder and Mr. Pettit used to batch it in a cabin in Glencoe before our marriage.

  • In '56 we decided to move to Glencoe and live in this place.