Meaning of “Scotland” in the English Dictionary

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"Scotland" in English

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Scotlandnoun

uk /ˈskɒt.lənd/ us /ˈskɑːt.lənd/

Examples from literature

  • Because of these inventions, people in a city like London can have tropical fruits from Asia, coffee from Central America, and fresh fish from Scotland every day, any time of year. 
  • Even today, many people continue to search for signs of sea monsters, such as Scotland’s famous Loch Ness Monster! 
  • In 1564, a rich and powerful man named James Douglas introduced the Maiden into Scotland. 
  • In Scotland, lakes are called lochs. 
  • It often rains in Scotland, and this day Fraser was bored. 

(Definition of “Scotland” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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