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  1. Scotland - Wikipedia

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    3 days ago · Scotland (Scots: Scotland, Scottish Gaelic: Alba [ˈal̪ˠapə] ()) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.Covering the northern third of the island of Great Britain, mainland Scotland has a 96-mile (154 km) border with England to the southeast and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, the North Sea to the northeast and the Irish Sea to the south.

  2. Scots Wikipedia - Wikipedia

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    3 days ago · The Scots Wikipedia (Scots: Wikipædia) is the Scots language version of Wikipedia, and is run by the Wikimedia Foundation. It was established on 23 June 2005, and first reached 1,000 articles in February 2006, and 5,000 articles in November 2010. As of February 2021, it has about 43,000 articles.

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  3. COVID-19 pandemic in Scotland - Wikipedia

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    1 day ago · The number of deaths in Scotland was up 80% above the 5-year average. 537 deaths had been recorded in care homes, double the number of the previous week, 910 deaths had been recorded in hospitals, and 168 deaths in homes or other settings. Public Health Scotland's daily figures were under-counting deaths by up to 40%.

  4. Music of Scotland - Wikipedia

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    3 days ago · Scotland is internationally known for its traditional music, which remained vibrant throughout the 20th century and into the 21st, when many traditional forms worldwide lost popularity to pop music. In spite of emigration and a well-developed connection to music imported from the rest of Europe and the United States, the music of Scotland has kept many of its traditional aspects; indeed, it has itself influenced many forms of music. Many outsiders associate Scottish folk music almost entirely wi

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  6. Perth, Scotland - Wikipedia

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    2 days ago · Perth hosts Scotland's largest volleyball event every May – the Scottish Open Volleyball Tournament. There is a highly competitive indoor competition held inside Bell's Sports Centre alongside both a competitive and fun outdoor event played on the North Inch.

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  7. Scots - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Feb 05, 2021 · It is not Scottish English but it is similar to English that is spoken in Scotland. [4] [5] Ulster Scots is a form of Scots found in the north of Ireland . Scots is very different from the Scottish Gaelic language , which is a Celtic language .

  8. List of Scottish monarchs - Wikipedia

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    2 days ago · The Kingdom of the Picts just became known as Kingdom of Alba in Scottish Gaelic, which later became known in Scots and English as Scotland; the terms are retained in both languages to this day. By the late 11th century at the very latest, Scottish kings were using the term rex Scottorum, or King of

  9. Church of Scotland - Wikipedia

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    3 days ago · The Scottish Church Census reported that only around 137,000 people worship on an average Sunday in a Church of Scotland, approximately 41% of the stated membership. In April 2016 the Scottish Social Attitudes survey showed just 20% claiming to belong to the Church of Scotland; down from 35% in 1999.

  10. Scotland - Wiktionary

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    Etymology

    From Middle English Scotland, Scotlond, from Old English Scotland (“Ireland", later also "Scotland”, literally “land of the Scots”), equivalent to Scot +‎ land.

    Pronunciation

    1. (UK) IPA(key): /ˈskɒt.lənd/ 2. (US) IPA(key): /ˈskɑt.lənd/ 3. (Scotland, Northern England) IPA(key): /ˈskɔʔ.lənd/ 4. Hyphenation: Scot‧land

    Proper noun

    Scotland 1. A country in northwest Europe to the north of England and forming part of the United Kingdom. 1.1. 2014, John Oliver, “Scottish Independence”, in Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, season 1, episode 17, written by Tim Carvell; Josh Gondelman; Dan Gurewitch; Jeff Maurer; Ben Silva; Will Tracy; Jill Twiss; Seena Vali; Julie Weiner, HBO, Warner Bros. Television: 1.1.1. Our main story this week is Scotland. Americans know it as the birthplace of Shrek, and, and that accent you think...

    Etymology

    From Scot (“Scot”) +‎ land (“land”).

    Pronunciation

    1. IPA(key): /ˈskot.lɑnd/

    Proper noun

    Scotland n 1. Scotland

    Proper noun

    Scotland 1. Scotland

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