Scotland’s Place-names

by Dorward, David


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Genre:Guides & Dictionaries / History / RARE & OUT OF PRINT



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Ecclefechan, Auchenshuggle, Auchtermuchty and Milngavie …’ Like the Scottish landscape, Scotland’s place-names have a marvellous variety, and every name is loaded with meaning. Here, David Dorward gives concise and witty explanations for hundreds of names. Parts of names are traced back to their Celtic, Gaelic or Old English roots, so that readers can unravel the meanings of hundreds of local area and landscape names.