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English nameBen Nevis
Gaelic nameBeinn Nibheis
Meaninghill of the river Nibheis

Location and type of place name

LocationLochaber, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Kilmallie
County post 1891
Old geographical areaLochaber
Topographical feature type
Post townFORT WILLIAM
Postcode areaPH33
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNN166714
Type of nameOther ~ Eile

Elements

Element meaningG beinn ~ mountain; nibheis ~ river name
Element type

External Resources

OS maps
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. beinn fem. 'hill' + Nibheis, river-name
SourcesSee Glen Nevis for more information.
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