a historic county in E Scotland.
- Also called Kin·ross·shire [kin-raws-sheer, -sher, -ros-]. /kɪnˈrɔs ʃɪər, -ʃər, -ˈrɒs-/.
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How to use Kinross in a sentence
The county unites with Kinross-shire in returning one member to parliament.
It forms a sheriffdom with Fifeshire and a sheriff-substitute sits at Kinross.
There are a number of small landed proprietors in the hilly parts of Kinross-shire; hence the appellation of Brae-laird.A History of the Gipsies | Walter Simson
The queen would have him join her "be-west Kinross," to continue the conversation.The Spell of Scotland | Keith Clark
She was put into a cage, and by him conveyed to his house near Kinross.The Book of Curiosities | I. Platts