argyllshire

Argyll

[ahr-gahyl]
noun
a historic county in W Scotland.
Also called Argyllshire [ahr-gahyl-sheer, -sher] .
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Argyllshire (ɑːˈɡaɪlˌʃɪə, -ʃə)
 
n
(until 1975) a county of W Scotland, part of Strathclyde region (1975--96), now part of Argyll and Bute

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argyllshire

historichistoric county in western Scotland. Argyllshire lies mainly within the Argyll and Bute council area, but northern Argyllshire extends as far as Lochs Shiel, Eil, and Leven in southern Highland council area.

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