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English nameTiree
Gaelic nameTiriodh
Meaningcorn land

Location and type of place name

LocationInner Hebrides, Argyll
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature typeIsland(s) ~ Eilean(an)
Post townISLE OF TIREE
Postcode areaPA77
OS sheet number372
OS grid referenceNM0045
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG tìr ~ land; iodh ~ corn
Element typeagriculturearabletopography

External Resources

OS maps
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notes 
SourcesTireadh accent on first part in Tiree Gaelic: Robertson
tʃir-iə : Diack MS2276
Tiriodh: Dieckhoff
In Gaelic now with the people of Tiree it is Tireadh;
outside the island it is Tìr-idhe pr Tìr-ithe: Watson 1926, 86

An established form.
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