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English nameRosskeen
Gaelic nameRos Cuithne
Meaning

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 referenceNH681696
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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Language notes 
SourcesRosskeen: 1846 An Fhianuis [Gaelic text, with word as in English]
Roscuimhne: Am Feillire 1875
Ros cuibhne: Dwelly in Watson
Ros-cuithnidh… Ir cuinche arbutus tree: Watson 1904, 69
Ros-cuibhne: Watson 1915, 272
Ros-cuibhne, -cuibhnidh ‘antler point’: Watson 1926, 496
Ros Cuithne: Taobh Sear Rois
Ros Cuibhne: Mark
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