- a former county in E Scotland.
Also called Kin·car·dine·shire [kin-kahr-dn-sheer, -sher] /kɪnˈkɑr dnˌʃɪər, -ʃər/.
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The Bruces, earls of Elgin, also bear the title of earl of Kincardine.
He possessed lands in Kincardine, of which county he was sheriff.The Clan Fraser in Canada
The system was extended in Canada as far west as Kincardine.
In 1863 he succeeded as 9th earl of Elgin and 13th of Kincardine.
Robert Watt was born in the shire of Kincardine, and was at the time of his execution about thirty-six years old.