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cateran

(ˈkætərən)
n
(Historical Terms) (formerly) a member of a band of brigands and marauders in the Scottish highlands
[C14: probably from Scottish Gaelic ceathairneach robber, plunderer]
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Cateran

 common people of the Highlands in a band; brigands, freebooters, or marauders collectively.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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scotlandsgreattrails.com The Cateran Trail Distance: 64 miles Start/finish: From Blairgowrie, there is a seven-mile spur to reach Bridge of Cally.
The property is also just yards from the Cateran Trail, one of the country's great walking and mountain-biking routes.
The picturesque 64-mile Cateran trail starts and he oth Ne x p fi Cof Gs finishes at Blairgowrie.
One of the most high profile events Alliance Trust supports is its 24-hour Cateran Yomp through the Perthshire countryside which raises funds for ABF The Soldiers Charity and The Alliance Trust StaffFoundation.
In praise of Wood's efforts, Karen Malia from ABF The Soldiers' charity, said, “Not everyone would want to walk such a distance but if anyone fancies taking on a physical challenge for a good cause, we recommend our own fundraising event, the Cateran Yomp in Scotland.
Six men: Amrit Bains, 21, of Charlotte Street, Wallsend; Dean Burke, 22, of Eastbourne Parade, Hebburn; Andrew Harrison, 25, of Henly Gardens, Howdon, North Tyneside; Paul Burrows, 32, of Royal Crescent, Fenham; and Steven Lawson, 18, of Cateran Way, Cramlington, each admitted one charge of violent disorder at Newcastle Crown Court.
Amrit Bains, 21, of Charlotte Street, Wallsend, Dean Burke, 22, of Eastbourne Parade, Hebburn, Andrew Harrison, 25, of Henly Gardens, Howdon, North Tyneside, Paul Burrows, 32, of Royal Crescent, Fenham, and Steven Lawson, 18 of Cateran Way, Cramlington, each admitted one charge of violent disorder.
Craig is now urging people to take part in The Soldiers' Charity's annual event, the Alliance Trust Cateran Yomp, a fundraising walk to be held in Perthshire next month.
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ABF The Soldiers' Charity: The Cateran Yomp 2018 What is it: The Cateran Yomp is a long-distance hike over the weekend of June 9 to 10.
The picturesque 64-mile Cateran trail starts and he finishes at Blairgowrie.