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Oxgangs is a suburb in the south-west of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. [1]

35 relations: Bookmaker, Carucate, Catholic Church, Church of Scotland, Colinton, Davoch, Edinburgh, Edinburgh Pentlands (Scottish Parliament constituency), Edinburgh South West (UK Parliament constituency), Fairmilehead, Firrhill, Firrhill High School, High-rise building, Kingdom Hall, Lothian Buses, Morrisons, National Geographic (U.S. TV channel), Oxgang, Oxgangs high rise flats, Politics of Edinburgh, Postal code, Pub, Public library, Redford, Edinburgh, Right to Buy, Scotland, Scotmid, Scottish Episcopal Church, Suburb, Swanston, Edinburgh, Take-out, Telephone numbers in the United Kingdom, Tesco, United Kingdom, William Forbes Skene.

Bookmaker

A bookmaker, bookie, or turf accountant is an organization or a person that accepts and pays off bets on sporting and other events at agreed-upon odds.

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Carucate

The carucate or carrucate (carrūcāta or carūcāta)Oxford English Dictionary, 1st ed.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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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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Colinton

Colinton (Baile Cholgain) is a suburb of Edinburgh, Scotland situated 6 kilometres south west of the city centre.

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Davoch

The davoch, davach or daugh is an ancient Scottish land measurement.

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Edinburgh

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

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Edinburgh Pentlands (Scottish Parliament constituency)

Edinburgh Pentlands is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament.

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Edinburgh South West (UK Parliament constituency)

Edinburgh South West is a Scottish constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (Westminster), first used in the 2005 general election.

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Fairmilehead

Fairmilehead is a district of South Edinburgh.

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Firrhill

Firrhill is a suburb of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland.

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Firrhill High School

Firrhill High School is a state secondary school located in the south-west of Edinburgh, Scotland.

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High-rise building

A high-rise building is a tall building, as opposed to a low-rise building and is defined by its height differently in various jurisdictions.

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Kingdom Hall

A Kingdom Hall is a place of worship used by Jehovah's Witnesses.

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Lothian Buses

Lothian Buses is the largest municipal bus company in the United Kingdom.

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Morrisons

Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc, trading as Morrisons, is the fourth largest chain of supermarkets in the United Kingdom, and is headquartered in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England.

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National Geographic (U.S. TV channel)

National Geographic (formerly National Geographic Channel and also commercially abbreviated and trademarked as Nat Geo or Nat Geo TV) is an American digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by National Geographic Partners, majority-owned by 21st Century Fox with the remainder owned by the National Geographic Society.

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Oxgang

An oxgang or bovate (oxangang; oxgang; damh-imir; bovāta) is an old land measurement formerly used in Scotland and England as early as the 16th century sometimes referred to as an oxgait.

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Oxgangs high rise flats

The Oxgangs tower blocks (known locally at the Oxgangs high rise flats) were a group of 3 tower blocks which were built on Firrhill Drive/Oxgangs Crescent in 1961.

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Politics of Edinburgh

The politics of Edinburgh, are expressed in the deliberations and decisions of the City of Edinburgh Council, in elections to the council, the Scottish Parliament, the House of Commons and the European Parliament.

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Postal code

A postal code (also known locally in various English-speaking countries throughout the world as a postcode, post code, Eircode, PIN Code or ZIP Code) is a series of letters or digits or both, sometimes including spaces or punctuation, included in a postal address for the purpose of sorting mail.

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Pub

A pub, or public house, is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic drinks, which traditionally include beer (such as ale) and cider.

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Public library

A public library is a library that is accessible by the general public and is generally funded from public sources, such as taxes.

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Redford, Edinburgh

Redford is a suburb of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland.

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Right to Buy

The Right to Buy scheme is a policy in the United Kingdom (with the exception of Scotland since August 1, 2016) which gives secure tenants of councils and some housing associations the legal right to buy, at a large discount, the council house they are living in.

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Scotland

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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Scotmid

The Scottish Midland Co-operative Society, trading as Scotmid Co-operative, is an independent retail consumers' co-operative that originated in the Central Belt, particularly Edinburgh and the Lothians.

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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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Suburb

A suburb is a mixed-use or residential area, existing either as part of a city or urban area or as a separate residential community within commuting distance of a city.

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Swanston, Edinburgh

Swanston is an area of Edinburgh, Scotland at the base of Caerketton Hill.

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Take-out

Take-out or takeout (in North America—U.S. and Canada—and the Philippines); carry-out (in some dialects in the U.S. and Scotland); take-away (in the United Kingdom other than Scotland, Australia, South Africa, and Ireland), takeaways (in New Zealand), parcel (in Indian and Pakistani English), refer to prepared meals or other food items, purchased at a restaurant, that the purchaser intends to eat elsewhere.

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Telephone numbers in the United Kingdom

Telephone numbers in the United Kingdom are administered by the UK government's Office of Communications (Ofcom).

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Tesco

Tesco plc, trading as Tesco, is a British multinational groceries and general merchandise retailer with headquarters in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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William Forbes Skene

William Forbes Skene (7 June 1809 – 29 August 1892), was a Scottish historian and antiquary.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxgangs

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