East Lothian

geographical name
East Lo·​thi·​an | \ ˈlō-t͟hē-ən How to pronounce East Lothian (audio) \
variants: or Haddington \ ˈha-​diŋ-​tən How to pronounce East Lothian (audio) \ or Haddingtonshire \ ˈha-​diŋ-​tən-​ˌshir How to pronounce East Lothian (audio) , -​shər \

Definition of East Lothian

administrative area of southeastern Scotland bordering the Firth of Forth and the North Sea area 262 square miles (678 square kilometers), population 99,717

Learn More About East Lothian

Statistics for East Lothian

Cite this Entry

“East Lothian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/East%20Lothian. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Return of Name that Color!

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!