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  1. Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain. It shares a border with England to the south, and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the south-west. In addition to the mainland, the country is made up of more than 790 islands, including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides.
    • also known as Scotia
    • founded in (1173 years ago)
    • country: United Kingdom
    • instance of: European country / European nation = any one of the countries occupying the European continent
    • parts:
      • Antonine Wall = a fortification 37 miles long across the narrowest part of southern Scotland
      • Caledonian Canal = a canal in northern Scotland that links North Sea with the Atlantic Ocean; runs diagonally between Moray Firth at the northeastern end and Loch Linnhe at the southwestern end
      • Cheviot Hills / Cheviots = a range of hills on the border between England and Scotland
      • Cumbria = a former Celtic kingdom in northwestern England
      • Caledonia = the geographical area (in Roman times) to the north of the Antonine Wall
      • Highlands of Scotland / Highlands = a mountainous region of northern Scotland famous for its rugged beauty
      • Lowlands of Scotland / Lowlands = the southern part of Scotland that is not mountainous
      • Galloway = a district in southwestern Scotland
      • Aberdeen = a city in northeastern Scotland on the North Sea
      • Balmoral Castle = a castle in northeastern Scotland that is a private residence of the British sovereign
      • Lothian Region = a district in southeast central Scotland (south side of the Firth of Forth) and the location of Edinburgh
      • Glasgow = largest city in Scotland; a port on the Clyde in west central Scotland
      • Hebridean Islands / Hebridean Isles / Western Islands / Western Isles / Hebrides = a group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of Scotland
      • Orkney Islands = an archipelago of about 70 islands in the North Atlantic and North Sea off the northeastern coast of Scotland
      • Shetland Islands / Shetland / Zetland = an archipelago of about 100 islands in the North Atlantic off the north coast of Scotland
      • Clyde = a river in western Scotland that flows from the southern uplands into the Firth of Clyde
      • Firth of Clyde = a firth on the southwestern coast of Scotland emptying into the North Channel
      • Firth of Forth = a large firth on the east coast of Scotland and the estuary of the Forth River
      • Forth River / Forth = a river in southern Scotland that flows eastward to the Firth of Forth
      • Loch Achray = a lake in central Scotland
      • Loch Linnhe = an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean on the western coast of Scotland
      • Loch Ness = a lake in the Scottish highlands
    • member: Scotchman / Scotsman / Scot = a native or inhabitant of Scotland
    • read more about Scotland (country)
  2. Scotland is a city in Bon Homme County, South Dakota, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 841.
  3. Scotland is a city in Archer County in the U.S. state of Texas. It is part of the Wichita Falls, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 501 at the 2010 census. The town is named for its founder, Henry J. Scott.
  4. Scotland is a town in Windham County, Connecticut, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the town population was 1,556. Scotland is a predominantly rural town, with agriculture as the principal industry.
  5. Scotland is a city in Telfair and Wheeler counties in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 300.
  6. Scotland is a census-designated place in Surry County, Virginia, United States. The population as of the 2010 Census was 203. Located on State Route 31, Scotland is the southern terminus and headquarters of the Jamestown Scotland Ferry, a crossing service of the James River operated by the Virginia Department of Transportation.
  7. Scotland, in St. Mary's County, Maryland, is a small town near the southernmost end of the state, on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay. There is a summer camp, operated by the Metropolitan Police Department and the Greater Washington Area Boys and Girls Club. Nearby are the tiny town of Ridge and Point Lookout beach, the former site of an American Civil War prison camp.
  8. Scotland is an unincorporated census-designated place in Taylor Township, Greene County, Indiana.
  9. Scotland is an unincorporated community in southwestern Van Buren County, Arkansas, United States, near the head of the South Fork of the Little Red River. In April 2010, a tornado struck this community which resulted in extreme damage.
  10. Scotland is a small unincorporated community in Gadsden County, Florida, United States of America. It is located south of Havana at the intersection of County Roads 270 and 159.
  11. Scotland a.k.a. Scotland, Missouri: Scotland is an unincorporated community in Jasper County, Missouri. It is located slightly northwest of the junction of Missouri Route 66 and Interstate 44/US 71. Its post office closed in 1908.
  12. Scotland is a Building in Kentucky, Franklin County.
    • also known as Scott-Mason-Taylor House

There are other places with in their name, like New Scotland, Scotland Neck, Scotland Road, Scotland Yard, Scotland County, New Scotland Yard, Scotland Township, Scotland Yard Pub, Church of Scotland, Museum of Scotland, Kingdom of Scotland, North East Scotland, National Museum of Scotland and University of the West of Scotland.

Person

Who is Scotland?

Scotland a.k.a. Natalie Sutherland is an actress and film producer.

Music

"Scotland" is a composition.

Writings

  1. "Scotland" is a book by Magnus Magnusson.
    • also known as "Scotland: the story of a nation"
  2. "Scotland" is a book by Walter Scott.
    • subject: History
  3. "Scotland" is a book by George Pratt Insh.
    • also known as "Scotland: an essay in interpretation"
    • subject: Civilization
  4. "Scotland" is a written work.
    • author: Rab Houston
    • released on (7 years ago)
  5. "Scotland" is a book by Tom Brown.
    • also known as "Scotland: new politics, new Union"

There are many other writings with this title.

Miscellanea

  1. Scotland a.k.a. Government of Scotland: Since 1999, executive powers for non-reserved matters of the government of Scotland rests in the hand of the Scottish Executive, later renamed Scottish Government in 2007, whereas legislative powers for non-reserved matters are within the competence of the Scottish Parliament.
  2. Scotland is a TV spot.

Phrases with Scotland

Phrases starting with the word Scotland:

  1. scotland yard
  2. Scotland Orache

Phrases ending with the word Scotland:

  1. Curse of Scotland
  2. Bluebell-of-Scotland
  3. lowlands of scotland
  4. highlands of scotland
  5. episcopal church of scotland

Other phrase containing the word Scotland:

  1. new scotland yard

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Scotland

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Google previewProgress of the Common Fisheries Policy: 21st Report of Session 2007-08: Vol. 2 Evidence: House of Lords Paper 146-II Session 2007-08 (2008)

by Bernan

Scotland is a Member State and, as you said, there has to be unanimity in treaty changes. That gives...

Google previewEnglish in Mind Starter Level Teacher's Resource Book (2010)

by Brian Hart, Mario Rinvolucri, Herbert Puchta, Jeff Stranks

Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain, ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1916)

SCOTLAND YAKD King's control. A chief source of parliamentary weakness lay in the growth of the committee system. As early as the fourteenth century business had been referred to two committees called the Lords of the ...

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Quotes about Scotland

We Americans live in a nation where the medical-care system is second to none in the world, unless you count maybe 25 or 30 little scuzzball countries like Scotland that we could vaporize in seconds if we felt like it. (Dave Barry)
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Scrabble value of S1C3O1T1L1A1N1D2

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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