Aberdeenshire

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Aberdeenshire

(ˌæbəˈdiːnˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
n
(Placename) a council area and historical county of N Scotland, on the North Sea: became part of Grampian Region in 1975 but reinstated as an independent unitary authority (with adjusted borders) in 1996: rises to the Grampian and Cairngorm Mountains in the SW: chiefly agricultural (esp sheep and stock raising). Administrative centre: Aberdeen. Pop: 229 330 (2003 est). Area 6319 sq km (2439 sq miles)
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All but two of the city's 78 schools were shut, and all 176 schools in the Aberdeenshire Council area were closed.
Clydesdale announced plans to close 18 branches in the City of Aberdeen and the Aberdeenshire Council area - part of wider plans to lose 60 sites over the next 18 months.

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