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Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba - Gaelic Place-Names of Scotland - Database
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English nameStornoway
Gaelic nameSteòrnabhagh
Meaningsteering bay
Genitive formSteòrnabhaigh

Location and type of place name

LocationLewis, Western Isles
Local authorityWestern Isles ~ Na h-Eileanan Siar
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Ross and Cromarty ~ Ros is Cromba
Topographical feature type
Postcode areaHS1
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNB426327
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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