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Fife (Fìobha) is a council area and historic county of Scotland. [1]

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Abdie is a parish in north-west Fife, Scotland, lying on the south shore of the Firth of Tay on the eastern outskirts of Newburgh, extending about 3 miles eastwards to the boundary of Dunbog parish,Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland, by Francis Groome, 2nd edition 1896; article on Abdie with which it is now united ecclesiastically Church of Scotland web site for Abdie and Dunbog Parish www.abdiedunbog-newburgh.org.uk/about/abdie-and-dunbog-parish/ retrieved May 2016 and for the Community Council.

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Aberdour (Aiberdour, Obar Dobhair) is a scenic and historic village on the south coast of Fife, Scotland.

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Aberdour Shinty Club

Aberdour Shinty Club is a shinty club which plays in Aberdour, Fife, Scotland.

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Adam Smith

Adam Smith (16 June 1723 NS (5 June 1723 OS) – 17 July 1790) was a Scottish economist, philosopher and author as well as a moral philosopher, a pioneer of political economy and a key figure during the Scottish Enlightenment era.

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Administration (law)

As a legal concept, administration is a procedure under the insolvency laws of a number of common law jurisdictions, similar to bankruptcy in the United States.

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Aileen Paterson

Aileen Francis Paterson MBE (30 November 1934 – 23 March 2018) was a Scottish writer and illustrator, best known for her series of children's books about Maisie MacKenzie the kitten.

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Alex Rowley

Alexander Andrew Penman Rowley (born 30 November 1963) is a Scottish politician who served as the Deputy Leader of the Scottish Labour Party from 2015 to 2017.

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Alexander Buchanan Campbell

Alexander Buchanan Campbell (14 June 1914 – 13 May 2007) was a Scottish architect.

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Alexander Henderson (theologian)

Alexander Henderson (19 August 1646) was a Scottish theologian, and an important ecclesiastical statesman of his period.

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Alexander Selkirk

Alexander Selkirk (167613 December 1721) was a Scottish privateer and Royal Navy officer who spent four years and four months as a castaway (1704–1709) after being marooned by his captain on an uninhabited island in the South Pacific Ocean.

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Alexander Wilson (astronomer)

Alexander Wilson (171416 October 1786) was a Scottish surgeon, type-founder, astronomer, mathematician and meteorologist.

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Anatomy (Greek anatomē, “dissection”) is the branch of biology concerned with the study of the structure of organisms and their parts.

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Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie (but commonly or;MacKay, p. 29. November 25, 1835August 11, 1919) was a Scottish-American industrialist, business magnate, and philanthropist.

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Andrew of Wyntoun

Andrew Wyntoun, known as Andrew of Wyntoun, was a Scottish poet, a canon and prior of Loch Leven on St Serf's Inch and later, a canon of St. Andrews.

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Andrew Whyte Barclay

Andrew Whyte Barclay M.D. (1817–1884), was a Scottish physician.

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Anglicisation (or anglicization, see English spelling differences), occasionally anglification, anglifying, englishing, refers to modifications made to foreign words, names and phrases to make them easier to spell, pronounce, or understand in English.

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Annabelle Ewing

Annabelle Janet Ewing (born 20 August 1960) is a Scottish politician, lawyer and former Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs in the Scottish Government.

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Anne Macaulay

Anne Macaulay (11 March 1924 – 1998) was a British musicologist, author and lecturer.

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Anstruther (Ainster; Ànsruthair) is a small town in Fife, Scotland, nine miles south-southeast of St. Andrews.

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Archbishop of St Andrews

The Bishop of St.

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Archibald Constable

Archibald David Constable (24 February 1774 – 21 July 1827) was a Scottish publisher, bookseller and stationer.

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Arsenal F.C.

Arsenal Football Club is a professional football club based in Islington, London, England, that plays in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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Auchterderran is a village in Fife, Scotland.

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Auchtermuchty (Gaelic: Uachdar Mucadaidh, "upland of the pigs/boar") is a town in Fife, Scotland.

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Auchtertool (Uachdar Tuil) is a small village in Fife, Scotland.

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Australian rules football

Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground.

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Balgonie Castle

Balgonie Castle is located on the south bank of the River Leven near Milton of Balgonie, east of Glenrothes, Fife, Scotland.

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Ballingry (or locally or (older)); Ballingry, Bingry, Baile Iongrach) is a small town in Fife, Scotland. It is near the boundary with Perth and Kinross, north of Lochgelly. It has an estimated population (2004) of 5,740. The once separate villages of Ballingry, Lochore, Crosshill, and Glencraig are now somewhat joined together as the part of the Benarty area. Ballingry, along with its neighbour Lochgelly, is one of Fife's 'regeneration areas' and is classed as in need of regeneration economically and socially.

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Balmerino (Baile Mearna means "settlement of St Mearnaig". St Merinoch/Mernoc (Irish Mearnóg) was a famed navigator (Iain Mac an Táilleir, Sabhal Mór Ostaig). Balmerino is a small village and former monastic centre in Fife, Scotland. It is the home of Balmerino Abbey and the former abbots of Balmerino who were great regional landlords. It became a secular lordship (see Lord Balmerino) at the beginning of the 17th century and fell into ruin. The Abbey ruins and grounds are managed by the National Trust for Scotland and are famed for the and the display of aconites which flower in February. The village is now an official Conservation Area. Balmerino is also "celebrated" by a poem by William McGonagall - said to be the English language's worst poet - "Beautiful Balmerino".

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Balmerino Abbey

Balmerino Abbey, or St Edward's Abbey, in Balmerino, Fife, Scotland, was a Cistercian monastic community which has been ruinous since the 16th century.

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Barbara Dickson

Barbara Ruth Dickson (born Dunfermline, Fife, 27 September 1947) is a Scottish singer whose hits include "I Know Him So Well", "Answer Me" and "January February".

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Battle of Bunker Hill

The Battle of Bunker Hill was fought on June 17, 1775, during the Siege of Boston in the early stages of the American Revolutionary War.

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Battle of Trafalgar

The Battle of Trafalgar (21 October 1805) was a naval engagement fought by the British Royal Navy against the combined fleets of the French and Spanish Navies, during the War of the Third Coalition (August–December 1805) of the Napoleonic Wars (1796–1815).

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Bengal Native Infantry

The regiments of Bengal Native Infantry, alongside the regiments of Bengal European Infantry, were the regular infantry components of the East India Company's Bengal Army from the raising of the first Native battalion in 1757 to the passing into law of the Government of India Act 1858 (as a direct result of the Indian Mutiny).

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Big Country

Big Country are a Scottish rock band formed in Dunfermline, Fife, in 1981.

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Bob Howie

Robert Howie (11 June 1898 – 14 May 1992) was a Scottish rugby union player for and Kirkcaldy RFC.

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Buckhaven is a town on the east coast of Fife, Scotland, on the Firth of Forth between East Wemyss and Methil.

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Burntisland (Bruntisland) is a royal burgh and parish in Fife, Scotland, on the northern shore of the Firth of Forth.

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Byre Theatre

The Byre Theatre is a theatre in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland.

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Cameron, Fife

Cameron is a parish in east Fife, Scotland, 3½ miles south-west of St Andrews.

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Canadian Pacific Railway

The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), also known formerly as CP Rail between 1968 and 1996, is a historic Canadian Class I railroad incorporated in 1881.

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Carnbee, Fife

Carnbee is a village and rural parish in the inland part of the East Neuk of Fife, Scotland.

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Carnock is a village and parish of Fife, Scotland, 4.2 miles (6.759km) west of Dunfermline.

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Caroline Brazier (librarian)

Caroline Brazier, is a British librarian.

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Catherine Steele

Catherine Cassels Steele (17 September 1903–3 December 1995) was a Scottish scientist who is best known for her expertise in plant biochemistry.

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Cellardyke is a village in the East Neuk of Fife, Scotland.

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Celtic F.C.

The Celtic Football Club is a professional football club based in Glasgow, Scotland, which plays in the Scottish Premiership.

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Central Fife (Scottish Parliament constituency)

Central Fife was a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood).

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Ceres, Fife

Ceres is a village in Fife, Scotland, located in a small glen approximately 2 miles over the Ceres Moor from Cupar and 7 miles from St Andrews.

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Chancellor of the Exchequer

The Chancellor and Under-Treasurer of Her Majesty's Exchequer, commonly known as the Chancellor of the Exchequer, or simply the Chancellor, is a senior official within the Government of the United Kingdom and head of Her Majesty's Treasury.

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Chris Fusaro

Chris Fusaro (born 21 July 1989 in Kirkcaldy, Scotland) is a Scotland international rugby union player.

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Church (building)

A church building or church house, often simply called a church, is a building used for Christian religious activities, particularly for worship services.

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A Cistercian is a member of the Cistercian Order (abbreviated as OCist, SOCist ((Sacer) Ordo Cisterciensis), or ‘’’OCSO’’’ (Ordo Cisterciensis Strictioris Observantiae), which are religious orders of monks and nuns. They are also known as “Trappists”; as Bernardines, after the highly influential St. Bernard of Clairvaux (though that term is also used of the Franciscan Order in Poland and Lithuania); or as White Monks, in reference to the colour of the "cuccula" or white choir robe worn by the Cistercians over their habits, as opposed to the black cuccula worn by Benedictine monks. The original emphasis of Cistercian life was on manual labour and self-sufficiency, and many abbeys have traditionally supported themselves through activities such as agriculture and brewing ales. Over the centuries, however, education and academic pursuits came to dominate the life of many monasteries. A reform movement seeking to restore the simpler lifestyle of the original Cistercians began in 17th-century France at La Trappe Abbey, leading eventually to the Holy See’s reorganization in 1892 of reformed houses into a single order Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (OCSO), commonly called the Trappists. Cistercians who did not observe these reforms became known as the Cistercians of the Original Observance. The term Cistercian (French Cistercien), derives from Cistercium, the Latin name for the village of Cîteaux, near Dijon in eastern France. It was in this village that a group of Benedictine monks from the monastery of Molesme founded Cîteaux Abbey in 1098, with the goal of following more closely the Rule of Saint Benedict. The best known of them were Robert of Molesme, Alberic of Cîteaux and the English monk Stephen Harding, who were the first three abbots. Bernard of Clairvaux entered the monastery in the early 1110s with 30 companions and helped the rapid proliferation of the order. By the end of the 12th century, the order had spread throughout France and into England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Italy, and Eastern Europe. The keynote of Cistercian life was a return to literal observance of the Rule of St Benedict. Rejecting the developments the Benedictines had undergone, the monks tried to replicate monastic life exactly as it had been in Saint Benedict's time; indeed in various points they went beyond it in austerity. The most striking feature in the reform was the return to manual labour, especially agricultural work in the fields, a special characteristic of Cistercian life. Cistercian architecture is considered one of the most beautiful styles of medieval architecture. Additionally, in relation to fields such as agriculture, hydraulic engineering and metallurgy, the Cistercians became the main force of technological diffusion in medieval Europe. The Cistercians were adversely affected in England by the Protestant Reformation, the Dissolution of the Monasteries under King Henry VIII, the French Revolution in continental Europe, and the revolutions of the 18th century, but some survived and the order recovered in the 19th century.

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Clackmannanshire (Scottish Gaelic: Siorrachd Chlach Mhannainn) is a historic county and council area in Scotland, bordering the council areas of Stirling, Fife and Perth & Kinross.

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Clan MacDuff

Clan MacDuff or Clan Duff is a Lowland Scottish clan.

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Clan Mackenzie

Clan Mackenzie (Clann Choinnich) is a Scottish clan, traditionally associated with Kintail and lands in Ross-shire in the Scottish Highlands.

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Clatchard Craig

The fort of Clatchard Craig was located on a hill of the same name by the Tay.

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Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996 by lead singer and pianist Chris Martin and lead guitarist Jonny Buckland at University College London (UCL).

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Collessie is a village and parish of Fife, Scotland.

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County town

A county town in Great Britain or Ireland is usually, but not always, the location of administrative or judicial functions within the county.

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Cowdenbeath (Coudenbeith) is a town and burgh in west Fife, Scotland.

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Cowdenbeath (Scottish Parliament constituency)

Cowdenbeath is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood).

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Cowdenbeath F.C.

Cowdenbeath Football Club is a Scottish semi-professional football team based in Cowdenbeath, Fife.

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Craig Levein

Craig William Levein (born 22 October 1964) is a Scottish professional football player and coach, who is currently the manager and director of football at Heart of Midlothian.

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Craig Russell (British author)

Craig Russell, also known as Christopher Galt, is a British-born novelist and short story writer.

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Crail; Cathair Aile) is a former royal burgh, parish and community council area (named Royal Burgh of Crail and District) in the East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. The civil parish has a population of 1,812 (in 2011).Census of Scotland 2011, Table KS101SC – Usually Resident Population, publ. by National Records of Scotland. Web site http://www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk/ retrieved March 2016. See “Standard Outputs”, Table KS101SC, Area type: Civil Parish 1930.

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Creich, Fife

Creich (Craoich, (OS: Criech)), is a hamlet in Fife, Scotland.

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Crossgates, Fife

Crossgates is a small village in Fife, Scotland.

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Culross (/ˈkurəs/) (Gaelic: Cuileann Ros) is a village and former royal burgh, and parish, in Fife, Scotland.

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Culross Abbey

Culross Abbey is a former Cistercian abbey in Culross, Scotland, headed by the Abbot or Commendator of Culross.

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Culross Palace

Culross Palace is a late 16th - early 17th century merchant's house in Culross, Fife, Scotland.

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Cults, Fife

Cults, Fife is a small parish in the centre of the County of Fife, Scotland.

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Cupar (Cùbar) is a town, former royal burgh and parish in Fife, Scotland.

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Cupar Arts Festival

Cupar Arts Festival is a biennial arts festival that takes place in Cupar, Scotland for twelve days in October.

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Dairsie, or Osnaburgh, is a village and parish in north-east Fife, Scotland.

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Dalgety Bay

Dalgety Bay (Dawgety) is a coastal town and parish in Fife, Scotland, on the coast of Scotland.

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Dave Howie

David Dickie Howie (12 May 1888 – 19 January 1916) was a rugby union player, who represented and Kirkcaldy RFC.

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David Danskin

David Danskin (9 January 1863 – 4 August 1948) was a Scottish mechanical engineer and footballer.

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David Pitcairn

David Pitcairn M.D. (1749–1809) was a Scottish physician.

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David Rollo (rugby union)

David Miller Durie Rollo was a prop forward who played for.

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David Torrance (politician)

David Herd Torrance (born 13 March 1961) is a Scottish National Party politician, and an elected member of the Scottish Parliament for the Kirkcaldy constituency from 2011.

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David Wilkie (artist)

Sir David Wilkie (18 November 1785 – 1 June 1841) was a Scottish painter, especially known for his genre scenes.

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DC Thomson

DC Thomson is a British publishing and television production company best known for producing The Dundee Courier, The Evening Telegraph, The Sunday Post, Oor Wullie, The Broons, The Beano, The Dandy, and Commando comics.

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De Situ Albanie

De Situ Albanie (or dSA for short) is the name given to the first of seven Scottish documents found in the so-called Poppleton Manuscript, now in the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris.

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Debbie Knox

Deborah Knox (born 26 September 1968 in Dunfermline) is a Scottish curler from Lochgelly.

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Demography of Scotland

The demography of Scotland includes all aspects of population, past and present, in the area that is now Scotland.

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Douglas Chapman (Scottish politician)

Douglas Chapman is a Scottish National Party (SNP) politician.

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Douglas Mackinnon

Douglas Mackinnon is a British film and television director from Portree, Isle of Skye.

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Douglas Young (classicist)

Douglas Cuthbert Colquhoun Young (5 June 1913 – 23 October 1973) was a Scottish poet, scholar, translator and politician.

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Dougray Scott

Stephen Dougray Scott (born 26 November 1965) is a Scottish actor.

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Duke of Fife

Duke of Fife is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom which has been created twice, in both cases for Alexander Duff, 6th Earl Fife, who in 1889 married Louise, Princess Royal, the eldest daughter of the future King Edward VII.

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Dunbog is a parish in the county of Fife in Scotland.

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Dunfermline (Dunfaurlin, Dùn Phàrlain) is a town and former Royal Burgh, and parish, in Fife, Scotland, on high ground from the northern shore of the Firth of Forth.

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Dunfermline (Scottish Parliament constituency)

Dunfermline is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood).

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Dunfermline Abbey

Dunfermline Abbey is a Church of Scotland Parish Church in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland.

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Dunfermline Athletic F.C.

Dunfermline Athletic Football Club is a Scottish football club based in Dunfermline, Fife, commonly known as just Dunfermline.

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Dunfermline Palace

Dunfermline Palace is a ruined former Scottish royal palace and important tourist attraction in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland.

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Dunfermline Press

The Dunfermline Press and West of Fife Advertiser (commonly known as the Dunfermline Press in Scotland and simply The Press in the Dunfermline area) is a weekly Scottish tabloid newspaper, based in Dunfermline, Fife.

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Dunfermline RFC

Dunfermline Rugby Football Club is a rugby union team based in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland.

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Dysart, Fife

Dysart (Dìseart) is a former town and royal burgh located on the south-east coast between Kirkcaldy and West Wemyss in Fife.

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Earl of Fife

The Earl of Fife or Mormaer of Fife was the ruler of the province of Fife in medieval Scotland, which encompassed the modern counties of Fife and Kinross.

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East Fife F.C.

East Fife Football Club is a semi-professional football club established in 1903 in Methil, Fife, Scotland.

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East Neuk

The East Neuk or East Neuk of Fife is an area of the coast of Fife, Scotland.

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East Neuk Festival

The East Neuk Festival is an annual music festival that takes place over five days around 1 July in the area known as the East Neuk of Fife.

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Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.

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Edith Bowman

Edith Eleanor Bowman (born 15 January 1974) is a Scottish radio DJ.

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Elie and Earlsferry

Elie and Earlsferry is a coastal town and former royal burgh in Fife, and parish, Scotland, situated within the East Neuk beside Chapel Ness on the north coast of the Firth of Forth, eight miles east of Leven.

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Elite Ice Hockey League

The Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL) is an ice hockey league in the United Kingdom.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Ernley Blackwell

Sir Ernley Robertson Hay Blackwell KCB (6 June 1868 – 21 September 1941) was a British lawyer and career civil servant.

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Evening Telegraph (Dundee)

The Evening Telegraph is a local newspaper in Dundee, Scotland.

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Falkland Palace

Falkland Palace, in Falkland, Fife, Scotland, is a royal palace of the Scottish Kings.

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Falkland, Fife

Falkland (Fàclann) is a village, parish and former royal burgh in Fife, Scotland at the foot of the Lomond Hills.

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Fife Constabulary

Fife Constabulary was the territorial police force responsible for the Scottish council area of Fife.

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Fife Council

Fife Council is the local authority for the Fife area of Scotland and is the third largest Scottish council, with 75 elected council members.

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Fife Flyers

Fife Flyers Ice Hockey Club is the oldest professional ice hockey club in the UK, established in 1938.

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Fife Free Press

The Fife Free Press is a local weekly newspaper published by Johnston Press.

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Fife Lions

Fife Lions ARLFC are a rugby league club located in the east of Scotland.

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Fife Opera

Fife Opera is a semi-professional grand opera company dating back to 1975, and based in Kirkcaldy, Scotland.

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Fire and rescue authority (Scotland)

A fire and rescue authority (FRA) was a type of body constituted under the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 (FSA 2005) for the purposes of providing and managing fire-fighting and rescue services within a council area or group of such areas in Scotland.

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Firth of Forth

The Firth of Forth (Linne Foirthe) is the estuary (firth) of several Scottish rivers including the River Forth.

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Firth of Tay

The Firth of Tay (Scottish Gaelic: Linne Tatha) is a firth in Scotland between the council areas of Fife, Perth and Kinross, the City of Dundee and Angus, into which Scotland's largest river in terms of flow, the River Tay empties.

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Fishing industry in Scotland

The fishing industry in Scotland comprises a significant proportion of the United Kingdom fishing industry.

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Flisk (Fleasg meaning "Stalk" or "Rod") was a parish in Fife, Scotland.

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Forgan (Fife)

Forgan is a civil parish in the Scottish county of Fife.

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Forth 1

Forth 1 is a British independent local radio station, broadcasting to Lothian and Fife, and based in Forth Street in Edinburgh's city centre.

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Forth Bridge

The Forth Bridge is a cantilever railway bridge across the Firth of Forth in the east of Scotland, west of Edinburgh City Centre.

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Forth Road Bridge

The Forth Road Bridge is a suspension bridge in east central Scotland.

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Fothriff or Fothrif was a province of Scotland in the Middle Ages.

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Freuchie is a village in Fife, Scotland, at the foot of the Lomond Hills, and near Falkland.

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Gentleman Adventurers of Fife

The Gentleman Adventurers of Fife or Fife Adventurers were a group of 12 Scottish Lowlander colonists awarded lands on the Isle of Lewis by King James VI in 1598 following the forfeiture of all MacLeod lands in 1597 when they failed to produce the title-deeds proving their ownership which had been demanded by Act of Parliament of all Highland chiefs.

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George Washington

George Washington (February 22, 1732 –, 1799), known as the "Father of His Country," was an American soldier and statesman who served from 1789 to 1797 as the first President of the United States.

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Glasgow School

The Glasgow School was a circle of influential artists and designers that began to coalesce in Glasgow, Scotland in the 1870s, and flourished from the 1890s to around 1910.

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Glenrothes (Gleann Rathais) is a town situated in the heart of Fife, in east-central Scotland.

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Golf is a club-and-ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.

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Gordon Brown

James Gordon Brown (born 20 February 1951) is a British politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Labour Party from 2007 to 2010.

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Grand opera

Grand opera is a genre of 19th-century opera generally in four or five acts, characterized by large-scale casts and orchestras, and (in their original productions) lavish and spectacular design and stage effects, normally with plots based on or around dramatic historic events.

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Gregory Burke

Gregory Burke (born 1968) is a Scottish playwright from Rosyth, Fife, Scotland.

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Guy Berryman

Guy Rupert Berryman (born 12 April 1978) is a Scottish musician, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer.

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Harveian Oration

The Harveian Oration is a yearly lecture held at the Royal College of Physicians of London.

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Henrietta Keddie

Henrietta Keddie (1827–1914) was a prolific Scottish novelist who wrote under the pseudonym Sarah Tytler.

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Henry Chisholm

Henry Chisholm (April 22, 1822 - May 9, 1881) was a Scottish American businessman and steel industry executive during the Gilded Age in the United States.

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Hill of Tarvit

The Hill of Tarvit is a 20th-century mansion house and gardens in Fife, Scotland.

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Historic Scotland

Historic Scotland (Alba Aosmhor) was an executive agency of the Scottish Government from 1991 to 2015, responsible for safeguarding Scotland's built heritage, and promoting its understanding and enjoyment.

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HMS Defiance (1783)

HMS Defiance was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built by Randall and Co., at Rotherhithe on the River Thames, and launched on 10 December 1783.

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HMS Spartiate (1798)

The Spartiate was originally a French 74-gun ship of the line, launched in 1797.

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House of Stuart

The House of Stuart, originally Stewart, was a European royal house that originated in Scotland.

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Howe of Fife RFC

Howe of Fife RFC is a rugby union club based in Cupar, Fife, Scotland.

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Iain Banks

Iain Banks (16 February 1954 – 9 June 2013) was a Scottish author.

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Ian Anderson

Ian Scott Anderson (born 10 August 1947) is a British musician, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist best known for his work as the lead vocalist, flautist and acoustic guitarist of British rock band Jethro Tull.

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Ian Fleming

Ian Lancaster Fleming (28 May 1908 – 12 August 1964) was an English author, journalist and naval intelligence officer who is best known for his James Bond series of spy novels.

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Ian Rankin

Ian James Rankin, (born 28 April 1960) is a Scottish crime writer, best known for his Inspector Rebus novels.

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Ice hockey

Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.

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Intercolonial Railway

The Intercolonial Railway of Canada, also referred to as the Intercolonial Railway (ICR), was a historic Canadian railway that operated from 1872 to 1918, when it became part of Canadian National Railways.

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Inverkeithing is a town and a royal burgh, and parish, in Fife, Scotland, located on the Firth of Forth.

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Iona (Ì Chaluim Chille) is a small island in the Inner Hebrides off the Ross of Mull on the western coast of Scotland.

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Jack Vettriano

Jack Vettriano, OBE (born Jack Hoggan, 17 November 1951), is a Scottish painter.

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Jackie Leven

Jackie Leven (18 June 1950 – 14 November 2011) was a Scottish songwriter and folk musician.

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James Black (pharmacologist)

Sir James Whyte Black (14 June 1924 – 22 March 2010) was a Scottish physician and pharmacologist.

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James Clephan

James Clephan (1768–1851) was a lieutenant in the Royal Navy who took part in the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.

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James Dewar (judge)

James Dewar (1797 - 25 November 1830) was a British jurist and the Chief Justices of the Supreme Court of Bombay.

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James VI and I

James VI and I (James Charles Stuart; 19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death in 1625.

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James Wilson

James Wilson (September 14, 1742 – August 21, 1798) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and a signatory of the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution.

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James Yorkston

James Yorkston (born James Patrick Yorkston Wright, 21 December 1971) is a Scottish folk musician, singer-songwriter and author.

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Jenny Gilruth

Jenny Gilruth (born 1984 or 1985) is a Scottish National Party (SNP) politician who has been the Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for the constituency of Mid Fife and Glenrothes since 2016.

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Jethro Tull (band)

Jethro Tull are a British rock band formed in Blackpool, Lancashire in 1967.

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Jim Baxter

James Curran Baxter (29 September 1939 – 14 April 2001) was a Scottish professional footballer who played as a left half.

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Jim Clark

James "Jim" Clark, Jr OBE (4 March 1936 – 7 April 1968) was a British Formula One racing driver from Scotland, who won two World Championships, in 1963 and 1965.

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Jimmy Shand

Sir James Shand MBE (28 January 1908 – 23 December 2000) was a Scottish musician who played traditional Scottish dance music on the accordion.

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Jocky Wilson

John Thomas "Jocky" Wilson (22 March 1950 – 24 March 2012) was a professional darts player from Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.

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John Forbes (British Army officer)

John Forbes (5 September 1707 – 11 March 1759) was a British general in the French and Indian War.

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John McDouall Stuart

John McDouall Stuart (7 September 18155 June 1866), often referred to as simply "McDouall Stuart", was a Scottish explorer and one of the most accomplished of all Australia's inland explorers.

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John Philip (missionary)

Dr John Philip (14 April 1775 – 27 August 1851), was a missionary in South Africa.

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John Pitcairn

Major John Pitcairn (28 December 1722 – 17 June 1775) was a Scottish Marine officer who was stationed in Boston, Massachusetts, at the start of the American War of Independence.

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John Scrimgeour of Myres

John Scrimgeour of Myres Castle near Falkland, Fife was Master of Work for royal buildings for James V and Mary, Queen of Scots, and Precentor of the Scottish Chapel Royal.

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John Struthers (anatomist)

Sir John Struthers (–) was the first Regius Professor of Anatomy at the University of Aberdeen.

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John Thomson (footballer, born 1909)

John Thomson (28 January 1909 – 5 September 1931) was a Scottish footballer who played as a goalkeeper for Celtic and the Scotland national football team.

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Jordan Smith (actor)

Jordan Patrick Smith (born 1989) is a Scottish-Australian actor.

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Kellie Castle

Kellie Castle is a castle just outside Arncroach, about 5 kilometres north of Pittenweem in the East Neuk of Fife, Scotland.

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Kelty (Scottish Gaelic: Cailtidh) is located in Fife, Scotland.

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Kemback is a village and parish in Fife, Scotland, located east of Cupar.

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Ken McNaught

Ken McNaught (born 11 January 1955 in Kirkcaldy) is a former Scottish footballer who played for Aston Villa from 1977–1983 and was part of their Championship winning side of 1981, European Cup victory in 1982 and won the European Super Cup in 1983 against Barcelona, scoring one of Villa's goals in the latter final.

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Kenn Burke

Kenn Burke, a ballet dancer, was born in Fife, Scotland.

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Kenneth Cranham

Kenneth Cranham (born 12 December 1944) is a Scottish-born film, television, radio and stage actor.

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Kenneth Mackenzie, 1st Lord Mackenzie of Kintail

Kenneth Mackenzie, the first Lord Mackenzie of Kintail (–1611), was a Highland clan chief who secured for himself and his heirs the entirety of the island of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides and successfully pursued a bloody feud with the Macdonells of Glengarry.

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Kennoway is a village in Fife, Scotland, near the larger population centres in the area of Leven and Methil.

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Kilconquhar (or; Kineuchar, from the Cill Dúnchad or Conchad, Church of (St) Duncan or Conchad) is a village and parish in Fife in Scotland.

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Kilmany (Gaelic: Cille Mheinidh) is a village and parish in Fife, Scotland.

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Kilrenny is a village in Fife, Scotland.

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Kincardine Bridge

The Kincardine Bridge is a road bridge crossing the Firth of Forth from Falkirk council area to Kincardine, Fife, Scotland.

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King Creosote

Kenny Anderson (born January 1967), known primarily by his stage name King Creosote, is an independent singer-songwriter from Fife, Scotland.

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Kingdom FM

Kingdom FM is an Independent Local Radio station serving Fife.

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Kingdom Housing Association

Kingdom Housing Association is a not-for-profit organisation which works throughout east central Scotland to provide housing for single people, families, older people and people who have special needs.

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Kingdom Kangaroos

The Kingdom Kangaroos is an Australian rules football club in Fife, Scotland.

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Kinghorn (Ceann Gronna) is a town and parish in Fife, Scotland.

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Kinglassie (Gaelic: Cille MoGhlasaidh) is a small village and parish in central Fife, Scotland.

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The village and parish of Kingsbarns in Scotland lies near the eastern coast of Fife, in an area known as the East Neuk, southeast of St Andrews and north of Crail.

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Kingskettle or simply Kettle is a small village and parish in Fife, Scotland.

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Kirkcaldy (Cair Chaladain) is a town and former royal burgh in Fife, on the east coast of Scotland.

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Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath (UK Parliament constituency)

Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath is a county constituency representing the areas around the towns of Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath, in Fife, Scotland, in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Kirkcaldy RFC

Kirkcaldy Rugby Football Club is a rugby union club from Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.

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KT Tunstall

Kate Victoria Tunstall (born 23 June 1975), known by her stage name KT Tunstall, is a Scottish singer-songwriter and musician.

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Lady Anne Barnard

Lady Anne Barnard (née Lindsay; 12 December 17506 May 1825) was a Scottish travel writer, artist and socialite, and the author of the ballad Auld Robin Gray.

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Ladybank (Leddybank) is a town and former burgh of Fife, Scotland.

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Largo, Fife

Largo is a parish in Fife, Scotland containing the villages of Upper Largo or Kirkton of Largo, Lower Largo and Lundin Links.

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Lawrence Storione

Lawrence Storione (1867–1922) was a Fife miner and political figure.

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Lesley Laird

Lesley Margaret Laird (born 15 November 1958) is the Deputy Leader of the Scottish Labour Party and the MP for Kirkcaldy & Cowdenbeath.

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Leslie, Fife

Leslie is a large village and parish on the northern tip of the River Leven Valley, to the west of Glenrothes in Fife.

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Leuchars (pronounced or; Luachar "rushes") is a small town and parish near the north-east coast of Fife in Scotland.

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Leven, Fife

Leven (Inbhir Lìobhann) is a seaside town in Fife, set in the east Central Lowlands of Scotland.

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Levenmouth is a conurbation comprising a network of small settlements on the north side of the Firth of Forth, in Fife on the east coast of Scotland.

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Lewis (Leòdhas,, also Isle of Lewis) is the northern part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island of the Western Isles or Outer Hebrides archipelago in Scotland.

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Lieutenancy areas of Scotland

The lieutenancy areas of Scotland (Lieutenancy auries o Scotland) are the areas used for the ceremonial lord-lieutenants, the monarch's representatives, in Scotland.

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A lieutenant (abbreviated Lt, LT, Lieut and similar) is a junior commissioned officer in the armed forces, fire services, police and other organizations of many nations.

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Lindores Abbey

Lindores Abbey was a Tironensian abbey on the outskirts of Newburgh in Fife, Scotland.

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Linen is a textile made from the fibers of the flax plant.

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Linoleum, also called Lino, is a floor covering made from materials such as solidified linseed oil (linoxyn), pine rosin, ground cork dust, wood flour, and mineral fillers such as calcium carbonate, most commonly on a burlap or canvas backing.

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List of country houses in the United Kingdom

This is intended to be as full a list as possible of country houses, castles, palaces, other stately homes, and manor houses in the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands; any architecturally notable building which has served as a residence for a significant family or a notable figure in history.

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List of monastic houses in Scotland

List of monastic houses in Scotland is a catalogue of the abbeys, priories, friaries and other monastic religious houses of Scotland.

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List of museums in Scotland

This list of museums in Scotland contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing.

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List of places in Fife

This List of places in Fife is a list of links for any town, village, hamlet, castle, golf course, historic house, hillfort, lighthouse, nature reserve, reservoir, river, and other place of interest in the Fife council area of Scotland.

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Listed building

A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.

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Local government areas of Scotland (1973–1996)

The local government areas of Scotland were redefined by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 and redefined again by the Local Government etc (Scotland) Act 1994.

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Local government in Scotland

Local government in Scotland is organised through 32 unitary authorities designated as Councils which consist of councillors elected every five years by registered voters in each of the council areas.

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Lochgelly (Gaelic: Loch Gheallaidh) is a town in Fife, Scotland.

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Logie, Fife

Logie is a parish and village in east Fife, Scotland, 5 miles north-east of Cupar.

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Lomond Hills

The Lomond Hills (meaning either beacon hills or bare hills), also known outwith the locality as the Paps of Fife lie in western central Fife and Perth and Kinross, Scotland.

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Low Countries

The Low Countries or, in the geographic sense of the term, the Netherlands (de Lage Landen or de Nederlanden, les Pays Bas) is a coastal region in northwestern Europe, consisting especially of the Netherlands and Belgium, and the low-lying delta of the Rhine, Meuse, Scheldt, and Ems rivers where much of the land is at or below sea level.

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Lumleian Lectures

The Lumleian Lectures are a series of annual lectures started in 1582 by the Royal College of Physicians of London and currently run by the Lumleian Trust.

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Lumphinnans (Scottish Gaelic: Lann Fhìonain) is a small village, placed between the larger towns of Cowdenbeath and Lochgelly in central Fife.

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M90 motorway

The M90 is a motorway in Scotland.

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Malcolm III of Scotland

Malcolm III (Gaelic: Máel Coluim mac Donnchada; c. 26 March 1031 – 13 November 1093) was King of Scots from 1058 to 1093.

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Marjorie Fleming

Marjorie Fleming (also spelt Marjory; 15 January 1803 – 19 December 1811) was a Scottish child writer and poet.

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Markinch (also Merkinch) is both a town and a parish in the heart of Fife, Scotland.

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Martin Grehan

Martin Grehan (born 9 October 1984) is a Scottish footballer who plays for Lowland League club BSC Glasgow.

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Mary Somerville

Mary Somerville (née Fairfax, formerly Greig; 26 December 1780 – 29 November 1872), was a Scottish science writer and polymath.

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Master of Work to the Crown of Scotland

The Master of Works to the Crown of Scotland was responsible for the construction, repair and maintenance of royal palaces, castles and other crown property in Scotland.

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Medieval university

A medieval university is a corporation organized during the Middle Ages for the purposes of higher learning.

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Methil is an eastern coastal town in Scotland.

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Michaela Tabb

Michaela Tabb (born 11 December 1967, in Bath, England) Retrieved 28 April 2009 is a Scottish snooker and pool referee, notable for establishing significant milestones for women officials in professional snooker.

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Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland is the minister or elder chosen to moderate (chair) the annual General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, which is held for a week in Edinburgh every year.

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A monarchy is a form of government in which a group, generally a family representing a dynasty (aristocracy), embodies the country's national identity and its head, the monarch, exercises the role of sovereignty.

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Moonzie is a small parish in Fife, Scotland, about 3 miles north-west of Cupar.

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National Trust for Scotland

The National Trust for Scotland for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, commonly known as the National Trust for Scotland (Urras Nàiseanta na h-Alba) is a Scottish conservation organisation.

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Newburgh, Fife

Newburgh is a royal burgh and parish of Fife, Scotland, having a population of 2,171 (est 2011).

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Newburn, Fife

Newburn is a civil parish in the County of Fife in Scotland.

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North East Fife (Scottish Parliament constituency)

North East Fife is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament.

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North Sea

The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.

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North-East Fife (district)

North-East Fife was one of three local government districts in the Fife region of Scotland from 1975 - 1996.

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Ochil Hills

The Ochil Hills (Monadh Ochail – from a Celtic word root, compare Old Welsh uchel meaning 'high') is a range of hills in Scotland north of the Forth valley bordered by the towns of Stirling, Alloa, Kinross, Auchterarder and Perth.

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Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers.

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Palace of Monimail

The Palace of Monimail, also known as Monimail Tower, was a Renaissance palace in Fife, Scotland.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom

The Parliament of the United Kingdom, commonly known as the UK Parliament or British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and overseas territories.

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A peninsula (paeninsula from paene "almost” and insula "island") is a piece of land surrounded by water on the majority of its border, while being connected to a mainland from which it extends.

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Perth and Kinross

Perth and Kinross (Pairth an Kinross, Peairt agus Ceann Rois) is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland and a Lieutenancy Area.

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Peter Grant (politician)

Peter Grant (born 12 October 1960) is a Scottish National Party (SNP) politician.

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Peter Horne

Peter Horne is a professional rugby player.

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Philip Charles Durham

Admiral Sir Philip Charles Calderwood Henderson Durham, GCB (29 July 1763 – 2 April 1845) was a Royal Navy officer whose service in the American War of Independence, French Revolutionary War and Napoleonic Wars was lengthy, distinguished and at times controversial.

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The Picts were a tribal confederation of peoples who lived in what is today eastern and northern Scotland during the Late Iron Age and Early Medieval periods.

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Pitlessie is a small village, with a population of about 300 people, in The Cults, Fife, Scotland.

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Pittenweem is a fishing village and civil parish in Fife, on the east coast of Scotland.

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Pittsburgh is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County.

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Police Scotland

Police Scotland (Poileas Alba; Polis Scotland) – legally named the Police Service of Scotland – is the national police force of Scotland.

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Poppleton manuscript

The Poppleton manuscript is the name given to the fourteenth century codex likely compiled by Robert of Poppleton, a Carmelite friar who was the Prior of Hulne, near Alnwick.

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A post-war period or postwar period is the interval immediately following the end of a war.

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Protected area

Protected areas or conservation areas are locations which receive protection because of their recognized natural, ecological or cultural values.

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Queensferry Crossing

The Queensferry Crossing (formerly the Forth Replacement Crossing) is a road bridge in Scotland.

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Rab Noakes

Rab Noakes (born Robert Noakes, 13 May 1947, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland) is a Scottish singer-songwriter.

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Radio Tay

Radio Tay is a group of three Independent Local Radio stations serving Tayside and northeast Fife in Scotland.

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Raith Rovers F.C.

Raith Rovers Football Club is a Scottish professional football club based in the town of Kirkcaldy, Fife.

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Ravenscraig Castle

Ravenscraig Castle is a ruined castle located in Kirkcaldy which dates from around 1460.

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Regius Professor

A Regius Professor is a university professor with royal patronage or appointment.

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River Eden, Fife

The River Eden is a river in Fife in Scotland, and is one of Fife's two principal rivers, along with the Leven.

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Robert Adam

Robert Adam (3 July 1728 – 3 March 1792) was a Scottish neoclassical architect, interior designer and furniture designer.

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Robert Hope Moncrieff Aitken

Colonel Robert Hope Moncrieff Aitken (8 February 1826 – 18 September 1887) was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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Robert Lindsay of Pitscottie

Robert Lindsay of Pitscottie (also Lindesay or Lyndsay; c. 1532–1580) was a Scottish chronicler, author of The Historie and Chronicles of Scotland, 1436–1565, the first history of Scotland to be composed in Scots rather than Latin.

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Robert the Bruce

Robert I (11 July 1274 – 7 June 1329), popularly known as Robert the Bruce (Medieval Gaelic: Roibert a Briuis; modern Scottish Gaelic: Raibeart Bruis; Norman French: Robert de Brus or Robert de Bruys; Early Scots: Robert Brus; Robertus Brussius), was King of Scots from 1306 until his death in 1329.

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Robinson Crusoe

Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published on 25 April 1719.

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Rosyth (Ros Fhìobh, "headland of Fife") is a town on the Firth of Forth, three miles (4.8 km) south of the centre of Dunfermline.

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Royal Marines

The Corps of Royal Marines (RM) is the amphibious light infantry of the Royal Navy.

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Rugby league

Rugby league football is a full-contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field.

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Rugby union

Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.

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Rules of golf

The rules of golf consist of a standard set of regulations and procedures by which the sport of golf should be played and prescribe penalties for rule infractions.

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Saint Margaret of Scotland

Saint Margaret of Scotland (Scots: Saunt Magret, c. 1045 – 16 November 1093), also known as Margaret of Wessex, was an English princess and a Scottish queen.

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Saline, Fife

Saline is a village and parish in Fife, Scotland, situated to the north-west of Dunfermline.

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Sandford Fleming

Sir Sandford Fleming (January 7, 1827 – July 22, 1915) was a Scottish Canadian engineer and inventor.

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Scoonie is a parish in Fife, Scotland containing the town of Leven.

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Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Scott Brown (footballer, born June 1985)

Scott Brown (born 25 June 1985) is a Scottish professional footballer, who plays as a central midfielder for Scottish Premiership club Celtic.

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Scottish castles

Scottish castles are buildings that combine fortifications and residence, built within the borders of modern Scotland.

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Scottish clan chief

The Scottish Gaelic word clann means children.

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Scottish Liberal Democrats

The Scottish Liberal Democrats (Libearal Deamocratach na h-Alba, Scots Leeberal Democrats) is a liberal and social-liberal political party in Scotland.

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Scottish National Party

The Scottish National Party (SNP; Pàrtaidh Nàiseanta na h-Alba, Scots Naitional Pairtie) is a Scottish nationalist and social-democratic political party in Scotland.

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Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament (Pàrlamaid na h-Alba; Scots: The Scots Pairlament) is the devolved national, unicameral legislature of Scotland.

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Scottish Reformation

The Scottish Reformation was the process by which Scotland broke with the Papacy and developed a predominantly Calvinist national Kirk (church), which was strongly Presbyterian in outlook.

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Shires of Scotland

The counties or shires of Scotland (Siorrachdan na h-Alba) are geographic subdivisions of Scotland established in the Middle Ages.

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Shirley Henderson

Shirley Henderson (born 24 November 1965) is a Scottish actress.

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Shirley-Anne Somerville

Shirley-Anne Somerville (born 2 September 1974) is a Scottish National Party (SNP) politician serving as Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People from 26 June 2018, having been the Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science in the Scottish Government from May 2016 to June 2018.

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Silicon Glen

Silicon Glen is a nickname for the high tech sector of Scotland, the name inspired by Silicon Valley in California.

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Skids (band)

Skids are a Scottish punk rock and new wave band, formed in Dunfermline, Fife in 1977 by Stuart Adamson (guitar, keyboards, percussion and backing vocals), William Simpson (bass guitar and backing vocals), Thomas Kellichan (drums) and Richard Jobson (vocals, guitar and keyboards).

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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St Andrews

St Andrews (S.; Saunt Aundraes; Cill Rìmhinn) is a town on the east coast of Fife in Scotland, 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Dundee and 30 miles (50 km) northeast of Edinburgh.

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St Andrews Castle

St Andrew's Castle is a picturesque ruin located in the coastal Royal Burgh of St Andrews in Fife, Scotland.

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St Andrews Cathedral

The Cathedral of St Andrew (often referred to as St Andrews Cathedral) is a ruined Roman Catholic cathedral in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland.

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St Monans

St Monans, often spelt St Monance, is a village and parish in the East Neuk of Fife and is named after the legendary Saint Monan.

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Stanza Poetry Festival

StAnza is a poetry festival which takes place in March in the university town of St Andrews, Scotland.

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Stephen Gethins

Stephen Patrick Gethins (born 1976) is a Scottish National Party (SNP) politician who has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for North East Fife since May 2015.

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Strathmiglo (Srath Mioglach) (Ordnance Survey) is a village and parish in Fife, Scotland on the River Eden.

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Stuart Adamson

William Stuart Adamson (11 April 1958 – 16 December 2001) was a Scottish guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter.

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Subdivisions of Scotland

For local government purposes, Scotland is divided into 32 areas designated as "council areas", which are all governed by single-tier authorities designated as "councils".

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Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.

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Tay Rail Bridge

The Tay Bridge carries the mainline railway across the Firth of Tay in Scotland, serving rail traffic between the city of Dundee and the suburb of Wormit in Fife.

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Tay Road Bridge

The Tay Road Bridge carries the A92 road across the Firth of Tay from Newport-on-Tay in Fife to Dundee in Scotland, just downstream of the Tay Rail Bridge.

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Tayport, also known as Ferry-Port on Craig, is a town and burgh, and parish, in the county of Fife, Scotland, acting as a commuter town for Dundee.

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The Courier (Dundee)

The Courier & Advertiser, more commonly known as simply The Courier, is a newspaper published by D. C. Thomson & Co. in Dundee, Scotland.

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The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews is the oldest and most prestigious golf club in the world.

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Thomas Hardy (minister)

Very Rev Thomas Hardy (occasionally Thomas Hardie) FRSE DD (22 April 1748 – 21 November 1798) was a Scottish Minister, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland and Professor of Eccesiastical History at Edinburgh University.

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Thomas Lomar Gray

Thomas Lomar Gray (4 February 1850 – 19 December 1908) was a Scottish engineer noted for his pioneering work in seismology.

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Thomas Millie Dow

Thomas Millie Dow (28 October 1848 – 3 July 1919) was a Scottish artist and member of the Glasgow Boys school.

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Thornton, Fife

Thornton (Thorntoun) is a village in Fife, Scotland.

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Time zone

A time zone is a region of the globe that observes a uniform standard time for legal, commercial, and social purposes.

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Tironensian Order

The Tironensian Order or the Order of Tiron was a medieval monastic order named after the location of the mother abbey (Tiron Abbey, Abbaye de la Sainte-Trinité de Tiron, established in 1109) in the woods of Tiron (sometimes Thiron) in Perche, some 35 miles west of Chartres in France). They were popularly called "Grey Monks" because of their grey robes, which their spiritual cousins, the monks of Savigny, also wore.

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Tom Nairn

Tom Nairn (born 2 June 1932) is a Scottish political theorist and academic.

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Torryburn is a village and parish in Fife, Scotland, lying on the north shore of the Firth of Forth.

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Unitary authority

A unitary authority is a type of local authority that has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area or performs additional functions which elsewhere in the relevant country are usually performed by national government or a higher level of sub-national government.

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United Kingdom general election, 2015

The 2015 United Kingdom general election was held on 7 May 2015 to elect 650 members to the House of Commons.

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University of Aberdeen

The University of Aberdeen is a public research university in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh (abbreviated as Edin. in post-nominals), founded in 1582, is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities.

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University of St Andrews

The University of St Andrews (informally known as St Andrews University or simply St Andrews; abbreviated as St And, from the Latin Sancti Andreae, in post-nominals) is a British public research university in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland.

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University of St Andrews RFC

The University of St Andrews Rugby Football Club is an affiliated member of the University of St Andrews Athletic Union in Fife, Scotland.

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Upper Largo

Upper Largo or Kirkton of Largo is a village in the parish of Largo, near the East Neuk of Fife, Scotland.

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Val McDermid

Val McDermid, (born 4 June 1955) is a Scottish crime writer, best known for a series of suspense novels featuring Dr. Tony Hill.

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Valentine Fleming

Major Valentine Fleming (17 February 1882 – 20 May 1917) was a British Conservative Member of Parliament who was killed in World War I. He was the father of authors Peter Fleming and Ian Fleming who created the James Bond character.

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Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the British honours system.

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Volcanic plug

A volcanic plug, also called a volcanic neck or lava neck, is a volcanic object created when magma hardens within a vent on an active volcano.

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A volcano is a rupture in the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface.

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W. Montgomery Watt

William Montgomery Watt (14 March 1909 – 24 October 2006) was a Scottish historian, Orientalist, Anglican priest, and academic.

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Wallace Lindsay

Wallace Martin Lindsay, FBA (12 February 1858 – 21 February 1937) was an important classical scholar of the late 19th and early 20th centuries and a palaeographer.

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Wellwood, Fife

Wellwood is a small village to the north of Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland.

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Wemyss, Fife

Wemyss is a civil parish on the south coast of Fife, Scotland, lying on the Firth of Forth.

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West Lomond

West Lomond is the highest point in the county of Fife, Scotland and the highest peak in the Lomond Hills.

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William Pitcairn

William Pitcairn (9 May 1712– 25 November 1791) was a Scottish physician and botanist.

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William Tennant

William Tennant (May 18, 1784 - February 14, 1848) was a Scottish scholar and poet.

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Willie McNaught

William McNaught (9 May 1922 – 12 April 1989) was a Scottish footballer, who was born in Dumfries.

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Willie Rennie

William Cowan Rennie (born 27 September 1967) is a Scottish politician who has been the Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats since May 2011.

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Wool is the textile fiber obtained from sheep and other animals, including cashmere and mohair from goats, qiviut from muskoxen, angora from rabbits, and other types of wool from camelids.

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