Nairn

geographical name
\ ˈnern How to pronounce Nairn (audio) \

Definition of Nairn

1 or Nairnshire \ ˈnern-​ˌshir How to pronounce Nairnshire (audio) , -​shər \ former county of northeastern Scotland
2 burgh on the Moray Firth in northeastern Scotland population 9800

Note: The burgh of Nairn was capital of the former county of Nairn.

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“Nairn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nairn. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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