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Scotland

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geographical name Scot·land \ˈskät-lənd\

Simple Definition of Scotland

  • : part of the United Kingdom

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Scotland

  1. country N Great Britain; a division of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland ∗ Edinburgh area 29,797 square miles (77,174 square kilometers), pop 5,062,011

Variants of scotland

or Latin

Caledonia

play \ˌka-lə-ˈdō-nyə, -nē-ə\ or Medieval Latin

Scotia

play \ˈskō-shə\


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