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English nameKildermorie
Gaelic nameCille Mhoire
MeaningChurch of St Mary

Location and type of place name

LocationAlness
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Ross and Cromarty ~ Ros is Cromba
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townAlness
Postcode areaIV17
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNH567780
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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Language notes 
SourcesCille Mhuire: Mac an Tàilleir
Cille Mhoire: TSR2
“Natives speak only of Gleanna-Mhoire, Mary’s Glen.” Watson 1904, p. lxvii Cille Mhoire: Watson in Dwelly

“.. the glen has been named ‘Cille Mhoire’ – now corrupted into `Kildermorie’ – and from the streamlet flowing into the loch it has been named ‘Loch-Moire’ ”: Mackenzie, William, 'Bliadhna nan Caorach - The Year of the Sheep' Transactions (1877-1878) 254-279
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