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English nameKirkhill (Inverness)
Gaelic nameCnoc Mhoire
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationInverness
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNH556455
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG cnoc ~ hill + Moire ~ personal name 
Element typetopography

External Resources

OS maps
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg cnoc, `hill' + gen. sg. fem. Moire, `personal name (Mary)'
Sources
Cnoc-Mhoire Am Fèillire 1875
Cnoc Mhoire Robertson
Kirkhill (parish) Sgìre cnoc na gaoithe Sgìre Mhoire Robertson in Dwelly
Kirkhill, site of parish church, formerly Wardlaw – Cnoc Mhoire Dwelly
To this day the Gaelic people call the eminence Cnoc Mhoire – Mary’s Hill’ Wardlaw MS, xv (1905)
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