Caithness(redirected from Caithness-shire)
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Caithness (kāthˈnĕs, kāthnĕsˈ), former county, NE Scotland. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, Caithness became (1975) part of the new Highland region (now a council area).
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(until 1975) a county of NE Scotland, now part of Highland
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