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Argyll

[ahr-gahyl] /ɑrˈgaɪl/
noun
1.
a historic county in W Scotland.
Also called Argyllshire
[ahr-gahyl-sheer, -sher] /ɑrˈgaɪl ʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA)
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Argyllshire

/ɑːˈɡaɪlˌʃɪə; -ʃə/
noun
1.
(until 1975) a county of W Scotland, part of Strathclyde region (1975–96), now part of Argyll and Bute
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Argyll

historic 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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