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English nameThe Three Sisters
Gaelic nameNa Triùir Pheathraichean
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationKinlochleven
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeMountain/Hill ~ Beinn/Cnoc
Post townKinlochleven
Postcode areaPH50
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNN165560
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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Further Information

Language notes 
SourcesAccording to Drummond 1991, 58, the system of calling mountains after sisters is an English one, and in this instance the name was coined from a picture by MacCulloch.
Additional infoThree Sisters Viewpoint ~ Àite-faire nan Triùir Pheathraichean
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