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English nameBalemartine
Gaelic nameBaile Mhàrtainn
MeaningMàrtainn's town

Location and type of place name

LocationTiree, Inner Hebrides
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townISLE OF TIREE
Postcode areaPA77
OS sheet number372
OS grid referenceNL985412
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG nom. sg. baile, ‘town’ + personal name Màrtainn
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Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. baile masc. ‘town’ + gen. sg. masc. personal name Màrtainn
SourcesBallemartein 1674 Retours (Argyle) 82 Ballimartine 1804 Langlands G. Baile, town + Martin: MacDonald 1965, 25 Baile Mhàrtainn: Brownlie
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