Nairn

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Nairn,

former county, Scotland: see NairnshireNairnshire
or Nairn,
former county, NE Scotland. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, Nairnshire became (1975) part of the new Highland region (now a council area).
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Nairn

(nârn), town (1991 pop. 7,721), Highland, N Scotland, at the mouth of the Nairn River on Moray Firth. It is a tourist resort and fishing harbor. Other industries include dairy and crop farming and whiskey distilling. Granite is quarried. CawdorCawdor
, village, Highland, NE Scotland, SW of Nairn. Cawdor Castle, the earliest remaining piece dating from 1454, was represented by Shakespeare, following tradition, as the scene of the slaying (1040) of Duncan by Macbeth.
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 Castle, the legendary scene of the murder of Duncan by MacbethMacbeth
, d. 1057, king of Scotland (1040–57). He succeeded his father as governor of the province of Moray c.1031 and was a military commander for Duncan I. In 1040 he killed Duncan in battle and seized the throne.
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Once the pieces are fired, Keith will take them to a small foundry in Nairn, Scotland, where moulds will be made and bronze casts of each piece will be created so that the statue can be re-assembled.