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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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Nairn, 59, tweeted a picture of his injuries after an altercation in a main street in the city centre just before Christmas.
Mr Barr will now work alongside Tony Nicholson and Garfield Nairn who founded the firm in 1991.
Sam Urquhart chipped in with a double either side of a Stuart Taylor goal before Nairn replied.
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SATURDAY: Highland League - Brora v Deveronvale, Buckie v Rothes, Forres Mechanics v Nairn County, Fraserburgh v Wick Academy, Huntly v Fort William, Inverurie Locos v Clach, Keith v Lossiemouth, Strathspey Thistle v Formartine United, Turriff United v Cove Rangers.
Having announced the preferred option in October 2014 for the 19-mile section between Inverness and Nairn, which includes a bypass at Nairn, we are now giving the public the opportunity to see the changes we propose to the route following public feedback and ongoing design development.
Nairn revealed his excitement at being only the second England cricket captain to have claimed a limited-overs international trophy after fellow North East hero and Durham captain Paul Collingwood.
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For what Nairn cared about was not just architectural importance but character and atmosphere.
The only way to get Scotland's speciality food accepted is to arrange tastings and samplings up and down the country, believes Nairn, who says that customers, once thay have tasted Scottish food, will always want more.
We tried to alleviate that by stocking the goods at night that we planned to handle the next day," says Nairn, "but the crowding got to be so much that we could not even stock at night since there was no room.
Buying whole fish and filleting them yourself is the best way to ensure quality and freshness, so don't be afraid to give it a go," encourages the Scot, who runs the acclaimed Nick Nairn Cookery School on the shores of the Lake of Menteith, about half an hour from Stirling.