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English nameFlowerdale
Gaelic nameAm Baile Mòr
Meaningthe large farm

Location and type of place name

LocationWester Ross, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891
Topographical feature typeFarm ~ Tuathanas
Post townGAIRLOCH
Postcode areaIV21
OS sheet number433
OS grid referenceNG814754
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG baile ~ town’; mòr ~ large
Element typeagriculturesize

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Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. masc. def. art. am + nom. sg. baile, masc. ‘town’ + nom. sg. masc. adj. mòr, ‘large’ = ‘the large farm’
Sources
Flowerdale 1820 Thomson
Am Baile Mór Watson 1904, 225
Am Baile Mòr Robertson MS 3?
Am Baile Mòr Wentworth
Am Baile Mòr Hulme 2007
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