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English nameGlenborrodale
Gaelic nameGleann Borradail
Meaningglen of Borradal

Location and type of place name

LocationLochaber, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Ardnamurchan
County post 1891
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townACHARACLE
Postcode areaPH36
Relevant main roadsB8007
OS sheet number390
OS grid referenceNM605608
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG gleann ~ glen; ON Borradal = 'fort valley'
Element typetopography

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. gleann, masc. ‘glen’ + gen. sg. of Borradal of Norse origin = 'fort valley'
Sources
Glenborgadal 1801 Langland
Glenboradil 1804 Heather
Glenbergadal 1820 Thomson
Gleann Bhorghdail Mac an Tàilleir
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