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Inverness

[in-ver-nes, in-ver-nes] /ˌɪn vərˈnɛs, ˈɪn vərˌnɛs/
noun
1.
Also called Invernessshire
[in-ver-nes-sheer, -sher] /ˌɪn vərˈnɛs ʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA)
. a historic county in NW Scotland.
2.
a seaport and administrative district in the Highland region, in N Scotland. 1080 sq. mi. (2797 sq. km).
3.
(often lowercase) an overcoat with a removable cape.
4.
Also called Inverness cape. (often lowercase) the cape of this coat or one resembling it, especially a loose, full, wool or worsted cape in a plaid pattern.
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Inverness

/ˌɪnvəˈnɛs/
noun
1.
a city in N Scotland, administrative centre of Highland: tourism and specialized engineering. Pop: 40 949 (2001)
2.
(sometimes not capital) an overcoat with a removable cape
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