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  • proper noun A former county in Scotland.


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  • He converted many Picts to the Faith of Christ, and built a monastery at Govan, in Lanarkshire.

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  • Putting the box under my arm, and concealing it with my cloak – 'Carry it,' continued he, 'directly to my castle in Lanarkshire.

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  • It was a Saturday morning and I took three buses from my parents 'house on the other side of Lanarkshire, which is a big thing when you are 12.

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  • John Smith, mgr, Seven Day Centre, for serv vulnerable children and young people in Lanarkshire.

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  • South ScotlandAtkinson Pryce Books 27 High Street, Biggar, Lanarkshire ML12 6DA, 01899 221225There's a homely, domestic feel to this shop, with armchairs by the fireplace and staff referring to the main space as the "sitting room".

    Independent bookshops in Scotland 2011

  • However, areas such as West Dunbartonshire, South Lanarkshire and the Isle of Wight, not regarded as areas with particularly bad employment prospects in 2005, are now all in and around the top ten, it said.

    Clyde estuary is hardest place in Britain to find a job 2011

  • Its plans for Scotland will see it open stores in Inverness and Tain, in the Highlands, and Larkhall, in South Lanarkshire.

    Asda reveals plans to create 5,000 new jobs 2012

  • It turns out that the A74 from Lanarkshire to Kirkton is both the bumpiest and noisiest road in Britain, with decibel levels of 80 meaning it's as loud as having a whistle-happy referee sitting in the backseat.

    Car review: Audi RS3 2011

  • Until Friday morning, everyone knew where Labour's heartlands were to be found: Glasgow, Lanarkshire and parts of north Ayrshire.

    Alex Salmond can do no wrong after biggest victory margin in Scottish political history 2011

  • Salmond underlined his confidence by flying in a helicopter dubbed "Saltire One" on a tour of nominally safe seats held by Labour and the Liberal Democrats in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Edinburgh and the Borders, in the final hours of campaigning.

    Alex Salmond bullish as SNP set for victory 2011


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