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[nairn] /nɛərn/
a historic county in N Scotland.
Also called Nairnshire
[nairn-sheer, -sher] /ˈnɛərnˌʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA)
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Nairn, I understand, is writing some letters, and he sent for Mrs.Nairn just before you came in.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss
  • Yes, there was Mrs. Nairn and there was Nancy's adorable little self.

    Judy of York Hill Ethel Hume Patterson Bennett
  • Situation highly satisfactory, he read aloud, and commented: It must be, if Nairn paid for another word; highlys not in the code.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss
  • There's something else I want to do before we go back to Nairn.'

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  • After a further attempt to dissuade him, Nairn spread out one hand resignedly.

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  • Now, said Nairn, we can talk comfortably, and Clara will listen.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss
  • At Nairn and Inverness there was a singular experience in the spring of 1746.

  • Maybe, Nairn answered, and he made the word very expressive.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss
  • We gave our men a days halt at Nairn, and on the 16th marched from thence, between four and five, in four columns.

  • She has an aumrieye can translate it trunkfull of them, said Nairn.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss

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