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English nameBlar na Léine
Gaelic nameBlàr na Lèine

Location and type of place name

LocationSpean Bridge
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeBattlefield ~ Àrach
Post townSpean Bridge
Postcode areaPH34
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNN231899
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Language notes 
Sources15 July 1544 – by Loch Lochy

Latha blàr Léinne: Am Fèillire 1873, 7
Blar-Leine: Am Fèillire, 1875, 9

Cf Henderson 1910, 150

Blàr is the term used to denote the site of the battle, where as the term latha, as shown above, refers to the event of the battle.
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