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4 edition of dictionary of Scottish place names found in the catalog.

dictionary of Scottish place names

Michael Darton

dictionary of Scottish place names

and the elements that go to make them up

by Michael Darton

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Published by Lochar in Moffat .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland,
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- Scotland.,
    • Scots language -- Etymology -- Names -- Dictionaries.,
    • Scotland -- Gazetteers.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMike Darton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA869 .D37 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination282 p. ;
      Number of Pages282
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1638805M
      ISBN 100948403489
      LC Control Number91191297

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