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CAITHNESS Pictish province in northernmost mainland Scotland; A county in the northeast of that region, which still survives as a ceremonial county; A district in the Highland Region, 1975-96. Its name meant headland of Caitt. Caitt (or Cat) was one … Continue reading

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CAIRA Italian name of CHUR. link_to_follow

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CAHUL County in Romania between the world wars, a part of Bessarabia.   It lay east of the River Prut and south of Kishinev. Russian pre-1918, Soviet post-1940/1944, now in Moldova.

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