Caithness

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Caith·ness

 (kāth′nĕs, kāth-nĕs′)
A historical region and former county of northeast Scotland. Settled by the Picts, it was overrun by the Vikings in the ninth century and reverted to Scottish rule in 1202.

Caithness

(keɪθˈnɛs; ˈkeɪθnɛs)
n
(Placename) (until 1975) a county of NE Scotland, now part of Highland

Caith•ness

(ˈkeɪθ nɛs, keɪθˈnɛs)

n.
a historic county in NE Scotland.
Also called Caith•ness•shire (ˈkeɪθ nɛsˌʃɪər, -ʃər, keɪθˈnɛs-)
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