Scotland

geographical name
Scot·​land | \ ˈskät-lənd How to pronounce Scotland (audio) \
variants: or Latin Caledonia \ ˌka-​lə-​ˈdō-​nyə How to pronounce Scotland (audio) , -​nē-​ə \ or Medieval Latin Scotia \ ˈskō-​shə How to pronounce Scotland (audio) \

Definition of Scotland

country in northern Great Britain bordering on the North Sea and the Atlantic; a division of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; capital Edinburgh area 29,797 square miles (77,174 square kilometers), population 5,295,403

— see also scot sense 2, scotch sense 2, scotsman, scotswoman

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“Scotland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Scotland. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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