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English nameTrossachs
Gaelic nameNa Tròisichean
MeaningBritish: ‘the crossing places’

Location and type of place name

Local authorityStirling ~ Sruighlea
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Stirlingshire ~ Siorrachd Shruighlea
Topographical feature type
Post townCallander
Postcode areaFK18
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNN5007
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Language notes 
SourcesTrossachs Hotel na Tr`ois(i)chan “Coach nan Tròis(i)chean”
Tròsaichean heard many years ago from a Killin man in ordinary talk Gow 16.4.02
...I have heard them (the Trossachs) called Na Troisaichean... Jas. MacDiarmaid: Robertson
14.3.04 MS372 p. 414
From Rev J. MacIntosh: na Tr`ois(i)chean - coach[sic?] na Tr`ois(i)chean: MS372 p. 4281
na tro:ʃiçïn is the country, but at the mouth of L. Katrine is Tro:ʃak, a pass: Diack MS2276
Na Tròisichean: M. Newton
Na Tròisichean: Watson CW69 69v
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