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English nameReay
Gaelic nameMeadhrath
Meaningmid fort

Location and type of place name

LocationCaithness, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Reay
County post 1891Caithness ~ Gallaibh
Topographical feature type
Post townTHURSO
Postcode areaKW14
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNC964647
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG meadh ~ mid; ràth ~ fort
Element type

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Further Information

Language notes 
Meaghrath Dwelly 1912
Meaghrath Mac an Tàilleir
Meadhrath S Grannd
ON ra, a farm on the boundary or on a stretched out elevation. Waugh 1993, 122
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