- a town in the Strathclyde region, on Bute island, in SW Scotland: resort; ruins of 11th-century castle.
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She carried the babe home and laid it on Mrs. Rothesay's lap.
"Olive, dearest," said Mrs. Rothesay, herself subdued into weeping.
"The child had better go away to bed," said Captain Rothesay.
"You shall lecture me presently, my dear," said Captain Rothesay.
Captain Rothesay started from his reverie at the sound of the child's voice.
- a town in SW Scotland, in Argyll and Bute, on the E coast of the Isle of Bute. Pop: 5017 (2001)