Grampian


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Grampian

(ˈɡræmpɪən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to the area of Scotland occupied by the Grampian Mountains
n
(Placename) another name for Grampian Region

Gram•pi•an

(ˈgræm pi ən)

n.
a region in E Scotland. 532,500; 3361 sq. mi. (8704 sq. km).
Translations

Grampian

[ˈgræmpɪən] N the Grampian Mountains; the Grampianslos Montes Grampianos
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At our first practice Peter had started gaily in, rushing through the first line with no thought whatever of punctuation--" My name is Norval on the Grampian Hills.
Perkins, sarcastically, "your name might be Norval if you were never on the Grampian Hills.
A massive PS145,477 of that total was run up at the country's newest jail, HMP Grampian, where inmates rioted last May, just two months after it opened to replace the old prison at Peterhead.
Grampian Police said a man in his 20s, another man in his 50s and a woman had been taken by ambulance to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
The outcome of the talks between the Fire Brigades Union Scotland and Grampian Fire and Rescue, at Acas averted a strike by his colleagues.
Vion Food Group, Son en Breugel, the Netherlands, has strengthened its position in the United Kingdom with an agreement to acquire Grampian Country Food Group, one of the UK's largest food companies.
Somerset-based Grampian Country Pork is now able to efficiently process all of its effluent discharges on-site, including waste which was previously tankered off-site, following the installation of an effluent treatment system that was designed, manufactured in the UK and installed by Micromac Filtration.
Speaking after the completion of its much-anticipated acquisition of the UK-based Grampian Country Food Group this week for an estimated 400m [pounds sterling], Vion head of marketing and communications Robert Smith said: "It was very clear that the agreement was to acquire all of Grampian, not just bits.
Located within the head office of Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce, NOF Energy's Aberdeen operation will also offer a hot-desk facility for UK members visiting the city.
GRAMPIAN is the UK's leading agri-food business, supplying fresh, frozen and value added poultry and meat products to major multiples and foodservice.
According to the Transport and General Workers Union (T&G), almost 1,400 staff at Grampian Country Food Group walked out at six of the firm's sites.
Grampian TV reported last week that the city council of Aberdeen in Scotland's Grampian region has been awarded an $85,000 grant from the Scottish Executive to implement a new program that will randomly administer emissions tests on vehicles traveling in the city.