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Bute

or

Buteshire,

former county, W Scotland, consisting mainly of the islands of Bute and Arran. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, Bute became (1975) part of the new Strathclyde region. In the local government reorganization of 1996, Strathclyde was dissolved; Bute island became part of the council area of Argyll and Bute, and Arran part of North Ayshire.

Bute

1
John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute. 1713--92, British Tory statesman; prime minister (1762--63)

Bute

2
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)
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