Killiecrankie


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Killiecrankie

(ˌkɪlɪˈkræŋkɪ)
n
(Placename) a pass in central Scotland, in the Grampians: scene of a battle (1689) in which the Jacobites defeated William III's forces but lost their leader, Viscount Dundee
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Kil•lie•cran•kie

(ˌkɪl iˈkræŋ ki)

n.
a mountain pass in central Scotland, in the Grampians.
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Killiecrankie - from this famous battle site, follow the River Garry on good paths to where it meets the Tummel and Loch Faskally.
Much of the site of the 1689 Battle of Killiecrankie - a victory for the Jacobites over a government force loyal to William and Mary - faces being buried under tarmac under plans to turn the nearby section of the A9 into a dual carriageway, writes Murdo Fraser.
During one family discussion which concluded that we weren't quite ready for the Killiecrankie Highland Fling bungee jumping experience, it occurred to me just how pleasant it is to get away from it all.
"One of the highlights was taking a team of daredevils to the Garry Bridge, in Killiecrankie, to complete the Highland Fling Swing.
THE PASS OF KILLIECRANKIE, OFF THE B8079, NEAR BLAIR ATHOLL A stunning gorge over River Garry, this is the site where a redcoat is said to have leapt across the river fleeing Jacobites.
Muskets from the Napoleonic Wars, uniforms from the Seven Years War, a targe from Killiecrankie, a pistol from Prestonpans, daggers, dirks, bayonets, basket hilts, claymores, a gas mask from the trenches at Flanders, a V.C., a couple of D.S.O.s, an assegai from the Boer War --you name it, we've won it, and most of it needs polishing, (p.
If the wolf were to be re-introduced to Britain, Scotland will be where it would most likely happen and where this act of rewilding would be most fitting as it was here in 1680 at Killiecrankie, Perthshire that our last wild wolf was killed by Sir Ewen Cameron.
No stain-like species of Calaplaca occur on Little Island off Killiecrankie Bay, and its widespread taxa are ones with thalli that can be lifted from the stone, namely C.
Whether it's a zip wire flying through the landscaped gardens or bungee jumping head first off Killiecrankie bridge - there's an extensive range of outdoor activities available.
He says to drop anchor at Deal and Flinders Islands or Killiecrankie Bay is special, as is Adventure Bay, where Captain Cook and Captain Bligh stopped and sheltered after crossing the Southern Ocean.