BUTES

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Bute

[byoot]
noun
1.
Also, Buteshire [byoot-sheer, -sher] . a historic county in SW Scotland, composed of three islands in the Firth of Clyde.
2.
an island in the Firth of Clyde, in SW Scotland: part of the county Bute. 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km).
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Bute1 (bjuːt)
 
n
an island off the coast of SW Scotland, in Argyll and Bute council area: situated in the Firth of Clyde, separated from the Cowal peninsula by the Kyles of Bute. Chief town: Rothesay. Pop: 7228 (2001). Area: 121 sq km (47 sq miles)

Bute2 (bjuːt)
 
n
John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute. 1713--92, British Tory statesman; prime minister (1762--63)

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