- a former county in E Scotland.
Also called Kin·car·dine·shire [kin-kahr-dn-sheer, -sher] /kɪnˈkɑr dnˌʃɪər, -ʃər/.
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Examples from the Web for kincardineshire
He was at the time Member of Parliament for Kincardineshire.The Great North Road: London to York
Charles G. Harper
Francis Garden, who founded the town of Laurencekirk in Kincardineshire.Law and Laughter
George Alexander Morton
He had been for some time minister of Arbuthnott in Kincardineshire.
Fifty or sixty years ago Kincardineshire had its wise women.The Mysteries of All Nations
When at length a cable came offering him a post in a bank in Kincardineshire she was beside herself with joy.The Trembling of a Leaf
William Somerset Maugham
- a former county of E Scotland: became part of Grampian region in 1975 and part of Aberdeenshire in 1996Also called: the Mearns
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