\\ˈklaḵən\ noun (-s)
Etymology: Middle English, from Scottish Gaelic, hamlet, steppingstones, probably from clach stone; akin to Old Irish cloch stone
Scot & Irish : hamlet

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  • Clachan —    CLACHAN, a village, chiefly in the parish of Campsie, but partly in that of Fintry, county of Stirling, 2 miles (W.) from Lennoxtown; containing 191 inhabitants. This village, called the Clachan of Campsie, is romantically situated in the… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Clachan — Clach an, n. [Scot., fr. Gael.] A small village containing a church. [Scot.] Sir W. Scott [1913 Webster] Sitting at the clachon alehouse. R. L. Stevenson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clachan — [klȧkh′ən] n. [Gael; prob. < clach, stone] [Scot. or Irish] a hamlet …   English World dictionary

  • Clachan — A clachan (Irish: clochán, pronounced [kʰl̪ˠoxɑːn] or clachan, pronounced [kʰl̪ˠɑxɘn]; Scottish Gaelic: clachan, [kʰl̪ˠaxan]; Manx: claghan, pronounced [kʰl̪ˠaxan]) is a type of small traditional settlement common in Ireland and… …   Wikipedia

  • clachan — noun Etymology: Middle English (Scots), from Scottish Gaelic Date: 15th century Scottish & Irish hamlet …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • clachan — /klah kheuhn, kla /, n. Scot., Irish. a small village or hamlet. [1375 1425; late ME (Scots) < ScotGael, equiv. to clach stone + an dim. suffix] * * * …   Universalium

  • clachan — cla·chan …   English syllables

  • clachan — /ˈklakən/ (say klahkuhn) noun a small village or hamlet. {Scottish Gaelic, from clach stone} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Clachan na Luib — Koordinaten 57° 33′ N, 7° 20′ W …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Clachan na-Luib — (schottisch gälisch, auch: Clachan a Luib oder Clachan) ist ein Ort auf der Insel North Uist, die Teil der schottischen Inselkette der Uist ist. Er beherbergt eine Kirche und ein Postbüro und liegt elf Kilometer südwestlich der Ortschaft… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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