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English nameBalmoral
Gaelic nameBaile Mhorail
Genitive formBhaile Mhorail

Location and type of place name

Local authorityAberdeenshire ~ Siorrachd Obar Dheathain
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Aberdeenshire ~ Siorrachd Obar Dheathain
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townBallater
Postcode areaAB35
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNO225895
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Language notes 
SourcesBaile Mhoireil 1911 Dwelly
Bail a’ Mhorail: Ronald Burn notes in Watson CW67
Bă-vŏrăl (Mrs M) Easter Balmoral, băl-vŏrar ¯ıas. (Do) Bal-mhóral, close ó
(Mitchell) Bă-vŏr-ăl (Downie) “I might have said the name was from m´oral, majestic, but it is pronounced with a short o (Mitchell) : Diack MS2276

Bail Mhorail - Balmoralmar a chanadh muinntir Bhràigh Mhàrr: Tony Dilworth notes
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