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a glen in W Scotland, in S Highland: site of a massacre of Macdonalds by Campbells and English troops (1692)
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  • This we ate at the inn in glencoe, in company with the clergyman and his daughter.

    Our Journey to the Hebrides Joseph Pennell and Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • I told her what the glencoe man had told the parson, and she sighed.

    John Splendid Neil Munro
  • Dundee is about five miles from glencoe on a spur of the Biggarsberg range.

    Lessons of the War Spenser Wilkinson
  • Are we not, think ye, just as much at war with glencoe now as then?

    John Splendid Neil Munro
  • Having paid their bills, Jack and his new friend, Farney, saddled up their ponies and took the road for glencoe.

    With Rifle and Bayonet F.S. Brereton
  • Mr. Snyder and Mr. Pettit used to batch it in a cabin in glencoe before our marriage.

  • Once Jack and I had a romantic adventure in glencoe in which a lady and her daughter were concerned.

    My Lady Nicotine J. M. Barrie
  • In '56 we decided to move to glencoe and live in this place.

  • While the retreat was going forward glencoe's gallant hero was breathing his last.

  • The mountains were covered with cattle from the laagers about glencoe Station.

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