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Stirling

[stur-ling] /ˈstɜr lɪŋ/
noun
1.
Also called Stirlingshire
[stur-ling-sheer, -sher] /ˈstɜr lɪŋˌʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA)
. a historic county in central Scotland.
2.
a city in and the administrative center of the Central region, in central Scotland, on the Forth River.
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Stirling1

/ˈstɜːlɪŋ/
noun
1.
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)
2.
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)

Stirling2

/ˈstɜːrlɪŋ/
noun
1.
Sir James. 1926–92, British architect; buildings include the Neue Staatsgalerie in Stuttgart (1977–84)
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