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English nameTurriff
Gaelic nameTurra
Meaningthe town of the hill place

Location and type of place name

Local authorityAberdeenshire ~ Siorrachd Obar Dheathain
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Aberdeenshire ~ Siorrachd Obar Dheathain
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townTURRIFF
Postcode areaAB53
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNJ724502
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG baile ~ town; poss. G turra ~ hill place
Element type

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Language notes 
SourcesTurra, Bal-hurra: Diack MS2276, 74

Tūră: Diack Ms2276, 95

Tūrra, bal-hūrra: Diack Inscriptions, 183
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