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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Lady Campbell, 58, is the daughter of the late Hugh Campbell, the sixth Earl Cawdor, of Nairn, Scotland.
And the top five players in the OOM standings at the end of July will automatically earn their place in the national side for the international eventin Nairn, Scotland.
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The 32-year-old began his career with Ritsons in Nairn, Scotland, before moving to McCabes, in Edinburgh.
Written by MacGregor's son, it provides a very personal view of a boy leaving the poverty of Nairn, Scotland, to gamble on a life in Canada's golden west during the years just prior to WWI.
Admire daffodils and other spring bulbs at Dyffryn Gardens in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales (open 10-6pm), see the camellias and rhodos blooming at Cawdor Castle, Nairn, Scotland (10-4pm), or take in the scent of the National Collection of Hyacinths in the walled gardens at Ripley Castle, North Yorkshire.
On a quixotic impulse, actress Tilda Swinton launched the event in her adopted hometown of Nairn, Scotland, in order to show any movie she pleased.
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.
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