Banffshire

Banff

[bamf]
noun
1.
Also called Banffshire [bamf-sheer, -sher] . a historic county in NE Scotland.
2.
a seaport in this district.
3.
a resort town in Banff National Park.
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Banff (bæmf)
 
n
1.  a town in NE Scotland, in Aberdeenshire. Pop: 3991 (2001)
2.  a town in Canada, in SW Alberta, in the Rocky Mountains: surrounded by Banff National Park. Pop: 7135 (2001)

Banffshire (ˈbæmfˌʃɪə, -ʃə)
 
n
(until 1975) a county of NE Scotland: formerly (1975--96) part of Grampian region, now part of Aberdeenshire

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banffshire

historichistoric county, northeastern Scotland, extending from the Grampian Mountains to the North Sea. The northeastern portion of the county, including the historic county town (seat) of Banff, is part of the council area of Aberdeenshire, while the remainder of the county lies within the council area of Moray.

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