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English nameBurntisland
Gaelic nameAn t-Eilean Loisgte
Meaning
Genitive forman Eilein Loisgte

Location and type of place name

Location
Local authorityFife ~ Fìobh
Parish post 1891
County post 1891
Topographical feature type
Post townBurntIsland
Postcode areaKY3
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNT237858
Type of name

Elements

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Further Information

Language notes 
Sources'Air tir 's an Eilean-loisgte': Eachdraidh na h-Alba 1867, 120
In the Place-names of Coigach, by Donald Fraser, an unpublished work from 1957 at the Scottish Place-name Survey,
he says of An t-Eilean Loisgte in Coigach: “There is no depth of soil and the grass shrivels up in a dry summer”.
Additional info Burntisland Fire Station ~ Stèisean-Smàlaidh an Eilein Loisgte
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