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English nameTom na Faire
Gaelic nameTom na Faire
Meaningthe hill of the look-out

Location and type of place name

LocationLochaber, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townFORT WILLIAM
Postcode areaPH33
OS sheet number392
OS grid referenceNN119750
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG tom ~ hill; faire ~ look out
Element typetopography

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Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. tom, masc. 'hill' + gen. sg. fem. art. na + gen. sg. faire, fem. 'look out'
SourcesMacMillan: Tom na Faire 'the look out hillock'
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