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Caithness

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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Aberdeen

ABERDEEN City in northeastern Scotland, one of the four cities whose Lord Provost acts as its Lord Lieutenant.  From 1929 Aberdeen, as a County of a City, was a completely independent local authority, until 1975, when, somewhat enlarged, it became … Continue reading

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