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English namePolbain
Gaelic nameAm Poll Bàn
Meaningthe white pool

Location and type of place name

LocationWester Ross, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature type
Postcode areaIV26
OS sheet number439
OS grid referenceNB997100
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG poll ~ pool; bàn ~ fair, white
Element typecolourwater

External Resources

OS maps

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. masc. def. art. am + nom. sg. poll, masc. ‘pool’ + bàn, ‘white’ = ‘the white pool’
Sourcesam Poll bàn Watson 1904, 259
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