Examples from the Web for scotland
I had to pause for sheep crossing the road, which is a common occurrence when driving through the Highlands of Scotland.A Whisky Connoisseur Remembers That First Sip of The Macallan||December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Scotland Yard released a video of the extraordinary crime in an appeal for anyone who recognizes the man to come forward.
Scotland Yard did not deny that these allegations were part of their investigation.The Castration of Alan Turing, Britain’s Code-Breaking WWII Hero|Clive Irving|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Louis Bacon, another big donor, owns land all over the world, including a grouse-hunting estate in Scotland.Hunger Games Comes to New York State’s Public Schools|Zephyr Teachout|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Later heads of Scotland Yard admitted that the Ripper should have been caught.
But the Dafydd of Scotland came more than a century earlier, being born at the end of the twelfth century.
At all events it seems to me quite incredible that Gaelic was not introduced into Scotland before the sixth century.The Heroic Age|H. Munro Chadwick
For this purpose it was necessary to occupy in America some spot which might be a resting place between Scotland and India.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
The influence of Wykeham's building plan may be traced elsewhere also—at Cambridge and even in Scotland.The Charm of Oxford|J. Wells
Mrs. McLean had a niece visiting her from Scotland, an interesting girl with snappy brown eyes and straight dark hair.Molly Brown's Senior Days|Nell Speed
British Dictionary definitions for scotland
Word Origin and History for scotland
named for the Scots, who settled there from Ireland 5c.-6c.; their name is of unknown origin (see Scot). Latin Scotia began to appear 9c. as the name for the region, replacing older Caledonia, also named for the inhabitants at the time, whose name likewise is of unknown origin.
Culture definitions for scotland
One of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; contains the northern portion of the island of Great Britain and many surrounding islands. Its capital is Edinburgh, and its largest city is Glasgow.