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[in-ver-nes, in-ver-nes]
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  1. Also called In·ver·ness·shire [in-ver-nes-sheer, -sher] /ˌɪn vərˈnɛs ʃɪər, -ʃər/. a historic county in NW Scotland.
  2. a seaport and administrative district in the Highland region, in N Scotland. 1080 sq. mi. (2797 sq. km).
  3. (often lowercase) an overcoat with a removable cape.
  4. Also called Inverness cape. (often lowercase) the cape of this coat or one resembling it, especially a loose, full, wool or worsted cape in a plaid pattern.
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raincoat, parka, capote, raglan, ulster, surtout, topcoat, inverness, paletot

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  1. a city in N Scotland, administrative centre of Highland: tourism and specialized engineering. Pop: 40 949 (2001)
  2. (sometimes not capital) an overcoat with a removable cape
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