Scotland

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Old English Scotland (Ireland", later also "Scotland, literally land of the Scots), equivalent to Scot +‎ land. Based on the Latin word Scōtus (Gael).

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Scotland

  1. A country in northwest Europe to the north of England and forming part of the United Kingdom.
  2. A habitational surname referring to someone from Scotland.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In the history of Scotland, the country's monarchs should not be described as "Kings of Scotland" but as "Kings of Scots".

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Scot (Scot) +‎ land (land).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃotlɑnd/
  • (Northumbria) IPA(key): /ˈskotlɑnd/

Proper noun[edit]

Scotland n

  1. Scotland

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Scots[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Scotland

  1. Scotland