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English nameBoreland
Gaelic nameA’ Bhòrlainn
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationPerth & Kinross
Local authorityPerth and Kinross ~ Peairt is Ceann Rois
Parish post 1891
County post 1891
Topographical feature type
Post townPITLOCHRY
Postcode areaPH18
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNN771644
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG bòrlainn ~ boardland 
Element typetopography

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Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesnom. sg. masc. def. art. a’ (leniting) + lenited nom. sg. of G bòrlainn, ‘boardland’ 
Sources
Borland 1769 Survey of Lochtayside, 55
Big yard or enclosure (stackyard) Christie 1892
Am Borlainn, A’ Bhorlainn Watson 2001 (1928), 179
a’ Bhorlainn Robertson Collection MS372, 131 and 135
Bòrlainn Robertson Transactions, 23 1897
 
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