HyperDic: scotland

English > 1 sense of the word Scotland:
NOUNlocationScotlandone of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Scotland > pronunciation
Soundsskaa'tlahnd
Rhymesabandoned ... Zealand: 132 rhymes with ahnd...
English > Scotland: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningOne of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts.
Instance ofEuropean country, European nationAny one of the countries occupying the European continent
MembersScot, Scotsman, ScotchmanA native or inhabitant of Scotland
Part ofEuropeThe 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia)
Great Britain, GBAn island comprising England and Scotland and Wales
United Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
PartsAberdeenA city in northeastern Scotland on the North Sea
Antonine WallA fortification 37 miles long across the narrowest part of southern Scotland (between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde)
Balmoral CastleA castle in northeastern Scotland that is a private residence of the British sovereign
CaledoniaThe geographical area (in Roman times) to the north of the Antonine Wall
Caledonian CanalA canal in northern Scotland that links North Sea with the Atlantic Ocean
Cheviots, Cheviot HillsA range of hills on the border between England and Scotland
ClydeA river in western Scotland that flows from the southern uplands into the Firth of Clyde
CumbriaA former Celtic kingdom in northwestern England
Firth of ClydeA firth on the southwestern coast of Scotland emptying into the North Channel
Firth of ForthA large firth on the east coast of Scotland and the estuary of the Forth River
Forth, Forth RiverA river in southern Scotland that flows eastward to the Firth of Forth
GallowayA district in southwestern Scotland
Glasgowlargest city in Scotland
Hebrides, Hebridean Islands, Hebridean Isles, Western Islands, Western IslesA group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of Scotland
Highlands, Highlands of ScotlandA mountainous region of northern Scotland famous for its rugged beauty
Loch AchrayA lake in central Scotland
Loch LinnheAn inlet of the Atlantic Ocean on the western coast of Scotland
Loch NessA lake in the Scottish highlands
Lothian RegionA district in southeast central Scotland (south side of the Firth of Forth) and the location of Edinburgh
Lowlands, Lowlands of ScotlandThe southern part of Scotland that is not mountainous
Orkney IslandsAn archipelago of about 70 islands in the North Atlantic and North Sea off the northeastern coast of Scotland
Shetland, Shetland Islands, ZetlandAn archipelago of about 100 islands in the North Atlantic off the north coast of Scotland
Region ofBannockburnA battle in which the Scots under Robert the Bruce defeated the English and assured the independence of Scotland
Brunanburh, battle of BrunanburhA battle in 937 when Athelstan defeated the Scots
Episcopal Church, Episcopal Church of ScotlandAn autonomous branch of the Anglican Communion in Scotland
LammastideThe season of Lammas
Langside, battle of Langside(1568) Catholic forces supporting Mary Queen of Scots were routed by Protestants
Scottish, Scots, Scots EnglishThe dialect of English used in Scotland
bairnA child
bapA small loaf or roll of soft bread
bashful, blatedisposed to avoid notice
beefy, burly, husky, strapping, buirdlymuscular / muscular and heavily built
benA mountain or tall hill
blaeOf bluish-black or grey-blue
braeA slope or hillside
brawbrightly colored and showy
callerFresh
ceilidhAn informal social gathering at which there is Scottish or Irish folk music and singing and folk dancing and story telling
couthie, couthy(chiefly Scottish) agreeable and genial
curlingA game / game played on ice in which heavy stones with handles are slid toward a target
dirkA relatively long dagger with a straight blade
firthA long narrow estuary (especially in Scotland)
glenA narrow secluded / secluded valley (in the mountains)
haggismade of sheep's or calf's viscera minced with oatmeal and suet and onions and boiled in the animal's stomach
kelpy, kelpie(Scottish folklore) water spirit in the form of a horse that likes to drown its riders
lairdA landowner
langsyne(chiefly Scottish) at a distant time in the past
lealFaithful and true
scunnerA strong dislike
tawseA leather strap for punishing children
thaneA feudal lord or baron / baron
weeA short time
SpanishEscocia, Scotland
CatalanEscòcia
AdjectivesScots, Scottish, Scotchof or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic language

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