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Alness is a town and civil parish in Ross and Cromarty, Highland, Scotland. It lies near the Cromarty Firth, with the town of Invergordon, 3 miles to the east and the village of Evanton, 4 miles to the south west. The parish has a population of 5,310, although the census locality, which includes part of the parish of Rosskeen, has a population of 5,186.

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Google previewRivers and Lochs of Scotland 2013/2014 Edition (2013)

The Angler's Complete Guide by Bruce Sandison

The Alness is a spate river and good water levels are required for it to produce of its best. Some of the most noted pools on the river include: Raven Rock, Iron Bridge, Inchlumpie, Douglas, Falls, Stick Pool and Lady Pool. Offer them: Willie ...

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of Scotland (1846)

Comprising the Several Counties, Islands, Cities, Burgh and Market Towns, Parishes, and Principal Villages by Samuel Lewis

ALNESS, a parish, in the county of Ross and CRoMARTY, 9 miles (N. E. by N.) from Dingwall; containing 1269 inhabitants, of whom 202 are in the village. This parish, which takes its name from two Gaelic words signifying a “burn,” or small ...

Google previewThe New Universal Etymological English Dictionary (1775)

Containing and Additional Collection of Words, with Their Explications and Etymologies ... Also an Explication of Hard and Technical Words, of Terms, in All Arts and Sciences ... To which is Added a Dictionary of Cant Words by Nathan Bailey

IMMATE R'l ALNESS [immatcrialiie', F.) a not being made up of matter ; also a Hot being to the matter or purpose. IMMATURE'NESS (immaturus, L.) iin- lipeness.

Google previewA critical pronouncing dictionary, and expositor of the English language... (1803)

To which are prefixed, principles of English pronunciation... by John Walker

Pragmatic alness, pr&g- rnat't£-kul- nes. s. The quality of intermeddling without right or call. Praise, prize, s . (202).

Google previewA General Dictionary of the English Language (1780)

by Thomas Sheridan

CANONIC ALNESS, ka-non'-y-kal-nis. s. The quality of being canonical. CANONIST, kan'-no-n!st. s. A professor of the canon law. CANONIZATION, kan- no-ny-zi'-fhun. s. The act of declaring a saint. To CANONIZE, kan'-no-nlze. v. a. To declare ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1828)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, Explained in Their Different Meanings and Authorized by the Names of the Writers in Whose Works They are Found : in Two Volumes ; to which is Prefixed Johnson's Grammar of the English Language and Annexed a Glossary of Scottish Words and Phrases, which Occur in the Romances and Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Samuel Johnson

NATION ALNESS, x. [from national. ] Reference to the people in general. NATIVE , a. [naiivus, Lat. natif-ve, Fr.] 1. Produced by nature; not artificial. Duties. 1, Statural ; such as is according to nature ; not affected; original. Swift. 3. Conferred by ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers

Nairn, Perth, Scone, Troon Alness, Dunbar, Dundee, Dunoon, Forfar, Girvan, Glamis, Hawick, Huntly, Irvine, Lanark, Thurso Airdrie, Alloway, Braemar, Dornoch, Falkirk, Glasgow, Golspie, Gourock, Lerwick, Mallaig, Paisley, Peebles, Portree, ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Drink (2005)

An A-Z of Alcoholic Beverages by Ned Halley

Dalmore Dalmore North Highland malt whisky distillery est 1839, Alness, 178 THE WORDSWORTH DICTIONARY OF DRINK D ...

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