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English nameBorgie
Gaelic nameBorgaidh
Meaning

Location and type of place name

Location
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Caithness ~ Gallaibh
Topographical feature type
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceND261547
Type of name

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External Resources

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Further Information

Language notes 
SourcesBorgymoir, Borgybeg c. 1591 Pont map 2r

Borg a fortress also MacBain p.18
A fort byrgi, an enclosure. The place gives its name to the river that flows by it.
MacKay Parish of Tongue: p 119.
Borgie, River Abhainn Bhor(a)gaidh Robertson Collection MS358, 53
Additional infoBorgie Forest Walks ~ Cuairtean Coille Bhorgaidh
Borgie Glen ~ Gleann Bhorgaidh
NC667588 Tongue Parish
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