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  1. a historic county in N Scotland.
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Also called Nairn·shire [nairn-sheer, -sher] /ˈnɛərnˌʃɪər, -ʃər/.
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Examples from the Web for nairn

Historical Examples of nairn

  • Yes, there was Mrs. Nairn and there was Nancy's adorable little self.

    Judy of York Hill

    Ethel Hume Patterson Bennett

  • There's something else I want to do before we go back to Nairn.'

    Yule Logs


  • On the next day, at Nairn, when the muster-roll was called, he was absent.

    Yule Logs


  • He entered parliament in the Whig interest as member for Nairn.

  • I am naming one, Captain Nairn, who will be as pleased to be of service to you now as then.

    The Span o' Life

    William McLennan