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Oban (An t-Òban in Scottish Gaelic meaning The Little Bay) is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. [1]

127 relations: A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland, A85 road, Abellio ScotRail, Allan MacDonald (poet), Angus MacColl, Anti-submarine indicator loop, Anti-submarine weapon, Ardgour, Argyll and Bute, Argyll and Bute (Scottish Parliament constituency), Argyll and Bute (UK Parliament constituency), Argyllshire Gathering, Associated Presbyterian Churches, Association football, Baptists, Barra, Battle of the Atlantic, Boxing, British Isles, Bronze Age, Buchanan bus station, Caledonian MacBrayne, Callander and Oban Railway, Castlebay, Cathedral of The Isles, Church of Scotland, Cold War, Colin Fleming, Coll, Colonsay, County Wexford, Craignure, Cricket, Diocese of Argyll and The Isles (Episcopal), Dunollie Castle, Elim Pentecostal Church, Firth of Lorn, Flying boat, Fort William, Highland, Free Church of Scotland (since 1900), Gaels, Giles Gilbert Scott, Glasgow, Glasgow Queen Street railway station, Glasgow Seaplane Terminal, Golf, Gorey, Great Cumbrae, Gulf Stream, Guy Fawkes Night, ..., Hebrides, Helensburgh, Islay, James Braid (golfer), Karate, Kerrera, Kickboxing, Land mine, Laurinburg, North Carolina, Linkspan, Lismore, Scotland, Lochboisdale, Lochgilphead, Martial arts, McCaig's Tower, Merchant Navy (United Kingdom), Mesolithic, Met Office, Millport, Cumbrae, Mixed martial arts, Morvern, Morvern Callar, Moscow–Washington hotline, Movie theater, Mull, North Connel, Oban Airport, Oban Camanachd, Oban Celtic, Oban distillery, Oban High School, Oban Hydro, Oban railway station, Oban, New Zealand, Oceanic climate, Pro-cathedral, Resort town, Ring of Bright Water (film), River Clyde, Roman Catholic Diocese of Argyll and the Isles, Royal Air Force, Royal National Mòd, Royal Navy, Royal Observer Corps, Rugby football, Sailing, Scotch whisky, Scotland, Scottish Citylink, Scottish Episcopal Church, Scottish Gaelic, Scottish Opera, Scuba diving, Shinty, Sound of Mull, South Uist, Soviet Union, St Columba's Cathedral, St John's Cathedral, Oban, St John's Renfield Church, TAT-1, Taynuilt, Tennis, The Highlanders (professional wrestling), The Lord of the Isles, The Oban Times, The Salvation Army, Tiree, Transatlantic communications cable, United Kingdom census, 2011, University of Edinburgh, VisitScotland, Walter Scott, West Coast Motors, World War II, Wreck diving, WWE. Expand index (77 more) »

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland (1775) is a travel narrative by Samuel Johnson about an eighty-three-day journey through Scotland, in particular the islands of the Hebrides, in the late summer and autumn of 1773.

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A85 road

The A85 is a major road in Scotland.

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Abellio ScotRail

Abellio ScotRail, (Rèile na h-Alba), operating services under the name ScotRail, is the national train operating company of Scotland.

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Allan MacDonald (poet)

Father Allan MacDonald (Scottish Gaelic Maighstir Ailein) (25 October 1859, Fort William, Scotland – 8 October 1905, Eriskay) was a Roman Catholic priest, poet, folklore collector, and activist from the Scottish Gàidhealtachd.

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Angus MacColl

Angus MacColl is a Scottish bagpipe player.

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Anti-submarine indicator loop

An anti-submarine indicator loop was a submerged cable laid on the sea bed and used to detect the passage of enemy submarines.

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Anti-submarine weapon

An anti-submarine weapon (ASW) is any one of a number of devices that are intended to act against a submarine and its crew, to destroy (sink) the vessel or reduce its capability as a weapon of war.

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Ardgour (meaning Height of the goats) is an area of the Scottish Highlands on the western shore of Loch Linnhe.

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Argyll and Bute

Argyll and Bute (Earra-Ghàidheal agus Bòd) is both one of 32 unitary authority council areas and a lieutenancy area in Scotland.

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Argyll and Bute (Scottish Parliament constituency)

Argyll and Bute is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood).

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Argyll and Bute (UK Parliament constituency)

Argyll and Bute is a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Argyllshire Gathering

The Argyllshire Gathering is a Highland games held in Oban, Scotland.

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Associated Presbyterian Churches

The Associated Presbyterian Churches (APC) is a Scottish Christian denomination (with a congregation in Canada), formed in 1989 from part of the community of the Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland.

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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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Baptists are Christians distinguished by baptizing professing believers only (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and doing so by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling).

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Barra (Barraigh, Eilean Bharraigh) is an island in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland, and the second southernmost inhabited island there, after the adjacent island of Vatersay to which it is connected by a short causeway.

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Battle of the Atlantic

The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest continuous military campaign in World War II, running from 1939 to the defeat of Germany in 1945.

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Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring.

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British Isles

The British Isles are a group of islands off the north-western coast of continental Europe that consist of the islands of Great Britain, Ireland, the Isle of Man and over six thousand smaller isles.

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Bronze Age

The Bronze Age is a historical period characterized by the use of bronze, and in some areas proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization.

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Buchanan bus station

Buchanan bus station is the main bus terminus in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Caledonian MacBrayne

Caledonian MacBrayne (Caledonian Mac a' Bhriuthainn), usually shortened to CalMac, is the major operator of passenger and vehicle ferries, and ferry services, between the mainland of Scotland and 22 of the major islands on Scotland's west coast.

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Callander and Oban Railway

The Callander and Oban Railway company was built with the intention of linking the sea port of Oban to the railway network.

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Castlebay (Bàgh a' Chaisteil) is the main village and a community council area on the island of Barra in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland.

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Cathedral of The Isles

The Cathedral of The Isles and Collegiate Church of the Holy Spirit is a cathedral of the Scottish Episcopal Church in the town of Millport on the Isle of Cumbrae.

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Church of Scotland

The Church of Scotland (The Scots Kirk, Eaglais na h-Alba), known informally by its Scots language name, the Kirk, is the national church of Scotland.

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Cold War

The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).

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Colin Fleming

Colin Fleming (born 13 August 1984) is a British retired professional tennis player who specialised in doubles.

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Coll (Cola)Mac an Tàilleir (2003) p. 31 is an island located west of Mull in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.

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Colonsay (Colbhasa) is an island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, located north of Islay and south of Mull.

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County Wexford

County Wexford (Contae Loch Garman, Yola: Weiseforthe) is a county in Ireland.

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Craignure (Creag an Iubhair) is a village and the main ferry port on the Isle of Mull, Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

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Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).

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Diocese of Argyll and The Isles (Episcopal)

The Diocese of Argyll and The Isles is in the west of Scotland, and is one of the seven dioceses of the Scottish Episcopal Church.

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Dunollie Castle

Dunollie Castle (Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Ollaigh) is a small ruined castle located on a hill north of the town of Oban, on the west coast of Scotland in Argyll.

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Elim Pentecostal Church

The Elim Pentecostal Church is a UK-based Pentecostal Christian denomination.

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Firth of Lorn

The Firth of Lorn or Lorne (An Linne Latharnach) in origin refers to the waters off the coast of a now obsolete geopolitical region, Lorn or Lorne.

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Flying boat

A flying boat is a fixed-winged seaplane with a hull, allowing it to land on water, that usually has no type of landing gear to allow operation on land.

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Fort William, Highland

Fort William (An Gearasdan "The Garrison") is a town in the Scottish Highlands, located on the eastern shore of Loch Linnhe.

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Free Church of Scotland (since 1900)

The Free Church of Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: An Eaglais Shaor) is an Evangelical and Reformed Presbyterian denomination in Scotland.

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The Gaels (Na Gaeil, Na Gàidheil, Ny Gaeil) are an ethnolinguistic group native to northwestern Europe.

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Giles Gilbert Scott

Sir Giles Gilbert Scott (9 November 1880 – 8 February 1960) was an English architect known for his work on Liverpool Cathedral, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, Cambridge University Library, Waterloo Bridge and Battersea Power Station and designing the iconic red telephone box.

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Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous in the United Kingdom.

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Glasgow Queen Street railway station

Glasgow Queen Street (Sràid na Banrighinn) is a city centre railway terminal in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Glasgow Seaplane Terminal

Glasgow Seaplane Terminal is a seaplane airport terminal in Glasgow, 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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Gorey is a market town in north County Wexford, Ireland.

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Great Cumbrae

Great Cumbrae (Scots, Muckle Cumbrae; Scottish Gaelic, Cumaradh Mòr; also known as Cumbrae or the Isle of Cumbrae) is the larger of the two islands known as The Cumbraes in the lower Firth of Clyde in western Scotland.

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Gulf Stream

The Gulf Stream, together with its northern extension the North Atlantic Drift, is a warm and swift Atlantic ocean current that originates in the Gulf of Mexico and stretches to the tip of Florida, and follows the eastern coastlines of the United States and Newfoundland before crossing the Atlantic Ocean.

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Guy Fawkes Night

Guy Fawkes Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Day, Bonfire Night and Firework Night, is an annual commemoration observed on 5 November, primarily in Great Britain.

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The Hebrides (Innse Gall,; Suðreyjar) compose a widespread and diverse archipelago off the west coast of mainland Scotland.

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Helensburgh (lit) is a town within the Helensburgh and Lomond Area of Argyll and Bute Council, Scotland.

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Islay (Ìle) is the southernmost island of the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.

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James Braid (golfer)

James Braid (6 February 1870 – 27 November 1950) was a Scottish professional golfer and a member of the Great Triumvirate of the sport alongside Harry Vardon and John Henry Taylor.

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(Okinawan pronunciation) is a martial art developed in the Ryukyu Kingdom.

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Kerrera (Scottish Gaelic: Cearara or Cearrara) is an island in the Scottish Inner Hebrides, close to the town of Oban.

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Kickboxing is a group of stand-up combat sports based on kicking and punching, historically developed from karate mixed with boxing.

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Land mine

A land mine is an explosive device concealed under or on the ground and designed to destroy or disable enemy targets, ranging from combatants to vehicles and tanks, as they pass over or near it.

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Laurinburg, North Carolina

Laurinburg is a city in and the county seat of Scotland County, North Carolina, United States.

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A linkspan or link-span is a type of drawbridge used mainly in the operation of moving vehicles on and off a RO-RO vessel or ferry, particularly to allow for tidal changes in water level.

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Lismore, Scotland

Lismore (Lios Mòr, possibly meaning "great enclosure", or "garden") is an island of some in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.

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Lochboisdale (Loch Baghasdail) is the main village and port on the island of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland.

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Lochgilphead (Ceann Loch Gilb) is a town and former burgh in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, with a population of around 2,300 people.

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Martial arts

Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practices, which are practiced for a number of reasons: as self-defense, military and law enforcement applications, mental and spiritual development; as well as entertainment and the preservation of a nation's intangible cultural heritage.

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McCaig's Tower

McCaig's Tower is a prominent tower on Battery Hill overlooking the town of Oban in Argyll, Scotland.

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Merchant Navy (United Kingdom)

The Merchant Navy is the maritime register of the United Kingdom, and comprises the seagoing commercial interests of UK-registered ships and their crews.

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In Old World archaeology, Mesolithic (Greek: μέσος, mesos "middle"; λίθος, lithos "stone") is the period between the Upper Paleolithic and the Neolithic.

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Met Office

The Met Office (officially the Meteorological Office) is the United Kingdom's national weather service.

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Millport, Cumbrae

Millport (Scottish Gaelic: Port a' Mhuilinn) is the only town on the island of Great Cumbrae in the Firth of Clyde off the coast of North Ayrshire.

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Mixed martial arts

Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat sport that allows striking and grappling, both standing and on the ground, using techniques from other combat sports and martial arts.

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Morvern, historically also spelt Morven, is a peninsula and traditional district in the Highlands, on the west coast of Scotland.

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Morvern Callar

Morvern Callar was the debut novel by Scottish author Alan Warner, first published in 1995.

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Moscow–Washington hotline

The Moscow–Washington hotline (formally known in the United States as the Washington–Moscow Direct Communications Link; r) is a system that allows direct communication between the leaders of the United States and the Russian Federation.

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Movie theater

A movie theater/theatre (American English), cinema (British English) or cinema hall (Indian English) is a building that contains an auditorium for viewing films (also called movies) for entertainment.

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Mull (Muile) is the second largest island of the Inner Hebrides (after Skye), off the west coast of Scotland in the council area of Argyll and Bute.

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North Connel

North Connel is a hamlet on the north side of Loch Etive in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

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Oban Airport

Oban Airport is located northeast of Oban, near the village of North Connel, Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

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Oban Camanachd

Oban Camanachd is one of the oldest Camanachd clubs playing in the Shinty leagues of Scotland.

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Oban Celtic

Oban Celtic is a shinty team from Oban, Argyll, Scotland.

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Oban distillery

Oban distillery (Scottish Gaelic: Taigh-stail an Òbain) is a whisky distillery in the Scottish west coast port of Oban.

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Oban High School

Oban High School is a secondary school in Oban, Argyll, Scotland.

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Oban Hydro

The Oban Hills Hydropathic Sanatorium was a proposed Hydropathic Hotel in Oban, Scotland.

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Oban railway station

Oban railway station is a railway station serving Oban in Scotland.

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Oban, New Zealand

Oban is the principal settlement on Stewart Island/Rakiura, the southernmost inhabited island of the New Zealand archipelago.

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Oceanic climate

An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.

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A pro-cathedral is a parish church that is temporarily serving as the cathedral or co-cathedral of a diocese, or has the same function in a Catholic missionary jurisdiction that is not yet entitled to a proper cathedral, such as an apostolic prefecture or apostolic administration.

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Resort town

A resort town, often called a resort city or resort destination, is an urban area where tourism or vacationing is the primary component of the local culture and economy.

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Ring of Bright Water (film)

Ring of Bright Water is a 1969 British-American feature film starring Bill Travers and Virginia McKenna.

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River Clyde

The River Clyde (Abhainn Chluaidh,, Watter o Clyde) is a river that flows into the Firth of Clyde in Scotland.

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Roman Catholic Diocese of Argyll and the Isles

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Argyll and the Isles (Latin Diocesis Ergadiensis et Insularum) is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland, in the Province of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal National Mòd

The Royal National Mòd (Am Mòd Nàiseanta Rìoghail) is the most important of several major Mòds that are held annually, mostly in Scotland.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Royal Observer Corps

The Royal Observer Corps (ROC) was a civil defence organisation intended for the visual detection, identification, tracking and reporting of aircraft over Great Britain.

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Rugby football

Rugby football refers to the team sports rugby league and rugby union.

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Sailing employs the wind—acting on sails, wingsails or kites—to propel a craft on the surface of the water (sailing ship, sailboat, windsurfer, or kitesurfer), on ice (iceboat) or on land (land yacht) over a chosen course, which is often part of a larger plan of navigation.

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Scotch whisky

Scotch whisky (often simply called Scotch) is malt whisky or grain whisky made in Scotland.

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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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Scottish Citylink

Scottish Citylink Scottish Citylink Coaches Limited is a long distance express coach operator in Scotland and Ireland (where it operates as Irish Citylink) and England (where it operates as Stansted Citylink).

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Scottish Episcopal Church

The seven dioceses of the Scottish Episcopal Church (Eaglais Easbaigeach na h-Alba) make up the ecclesiastical province of the Anglican Communion in Scotland.

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Scottish Gaelic

Scottish Gaelic or Scots Gaelic, sometimes also referred to simply as Gaelic (Gàidhlig) or the Gaelic, is a Celtic language native to the Gaels of Scotland.

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Scottish Opera

Scottish Opera is the national opera company of Scotland, and one of the five national performing arts companies funded by the Scottish Government.

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Scuba diving

Scuba diving is a mode of underwater diving where the diver uses a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (scuba) which is completely independent of surface supply, to breathe underwater.

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Shinty (camanachd, iomain) is a team game played with sticks and a ball.

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Sound of Mull

The Sound of Mull is a sound between the Inner Hebridean island of Mull and Scotland.

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South Uist

South Uist (Uibhist a Deas) is the second-largest island of the Outer Hebrides in Scotland.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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St Columba's Cathedral

The Cathedral Church of St Columba in Oban is the seat of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Argyll and the Isles and mother church of the Diocese of Argyll and the Isles.

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St John's Cathedral, Oban

St John's Cathedral or the Cathedral Church of St John the Divine (Scottish Gaelic Ard-eaglais Eòin an Diadhair) is a cathedral of the Scottish Episcopal Church, located in the town of Oban.

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St John's Renfield Church


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TAT-1 (Transatlantic No. 1) was the first submarine transatlantic telephone cable system.

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Taynuilt (meaning 'the house by the stream') is a large village in Argyll and Bute, Scotland located at the western entrance to the narrow Pass of Brander.

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Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles).

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The Highlanders (professional wrestling)

The Highlanders were a Scottish professional wrestling tag team consisting of storyline cousins Robbie (Derek Graham-Couch) and Rory McAllister (Russell Murray) (born 28 March 1976) who were best known for wrestling for World Wrestling Entertainment on the Raw brand.

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The Lord of the Isles

The Lord of the Isles is a rhymed, romantic, narrative-poem by Sir Walter Scott, written in 1815.

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The Oban Times

The Oban Times is a local, weekly newspaper, published in Oban, Argyll and Bute on a Thursday.

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The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is a Protestant Christian church and an international charitable organisation structured in a quasi-military fashion.

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Tiree (Tiriodh) is the most westerly island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.

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Transatlantic communications cable

A transatlantic telecommunications cable is a submarine communications cable connecting one side of the Atlantic Ocean to the other.

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United Kingdom census, 2011

A census of the population of the United Kingdom is taken every ten years.

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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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VisitScotland, formerly the Scottish Tourist Board, is the national tourism agency for Scotland.

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Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, poet and historian.

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West Coast Motors

West Coast Motors is a bus, coach and ferry operator based in Campbeltown, Argyll.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Wreck diving

Wreck diving is recreational diving where the wreckage of ships, aircraft and other artificial structures are explored.

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World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., d/b/a WWE, is an American integrated media and entertainment company that primarily is known for professional wrestling.

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