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English nameKerrera
Gaelic nameCearara

Location and type of place name

LocationFirth of Lorn, Argyll
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature type
Post townOBAN
Postcode areaPA34
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNM808279
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Language notes
karara Lhuyd
Cearara Orain Iain Luim
Cearrara Measan Milis as an Lios 1925, 15
Cearara Prose writings of Donald Lamont
Cearrara An Duanaire, 47

in Gaelic pronunciation there is still distinct trace of bh - Cear(bh)ara: Watson in MacBain, xix
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