Lanarkshire(redirected from County of Lanark)
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Lanarkshire(lăn`ərkshər, –shĭr') or
Lanark(lăn`ərk, –ärk), former county, central Scotland. Lanarkshire became (1975) part of the Strathclyde region; when the region was dissolved (1996) the council areas of North and South Lanarkshire were created in part from the former territory of Lanarkshire.
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a historical county of S Scotland: became part of Strathclyde region in 1975; since 1996 administered by the council areas of North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, and Glasgow
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