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English nameTrislaig
Gaelic nameTrinnsleig

Location and type of place name

LocationFort William ~ An Gearasdan
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891
Topographical feature type
Post townFort William ~ An Gearasdan
Postcode areaPH33
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNN086742
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Language notes 
SourcesTrì(nn)sleaig: Robertson MS369, 5
Trinnse-leig [with derivation of Trinnse, 'trench'] : MacMillan, Bygone Lochaber

'In the Lochaber district the double 'n' is almost silent. MacMillan
Early forms are the likes of Transew, Trinsleg, Trinslaig etc.
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