from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A region of eastern Scotland between the Firths of Forth and Tay. It was once a Pict kingdom.

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  • proper noun A traditional county of Scotland now a Unitary Authority, situated between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth, with landward boundaries to Perth and Kinross and Clackmannanshire.


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