Stirling

[ stur-ling ]
/ ˈstɜr lɪŋ /

noun

Also called Stir·ling·shire [stur-ling-sheer, -sher] /ˈstɜr lɪŋˌʃɪər, -ʃər/. a historic county in central Scotland.
a city in and the administrative center of the Central region, in central Scotland, on the Forth River.

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British Dictionary definitions for stirling (1 of 2)

Stirling1
/ (ˈstɜːlɪŋ) /

noun

a city in central Scotland, in Stirling council area on the River Forth: its castle was a regular residence of many Scottish monarchs between the 12th century and 1603. Pop: 32 673 (2001)
a council area of central Scotland, created from part of Central Region in 1996; includes most of the historical county of Stirlingshire: the Forth valley rises to the Grampian Mountains in the N. Administrative centre: Stirling. Pop: 86 370 (2003 est). Area: 2173 sq km (839 sq miles)

British Dictionary definitions for stirling (2 of 2)

Stirling2
/ (ˈstɜːrlɪŋ) /

noun

Sir James. 1926–92, British architect; buildings include the Neue Staatsgalerie in Stuttgart (1977–84)
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