Reference Entry

Kirkcaldy (Canada, UK)

John Everett-Heath

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

Second edition


Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199580897

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UK (Scotland): formerly Kircalethyn. The name embraces the word ‘fort’ twice. Kirk comes from the Celtic caer and caledin,

Reference Entry.  36 words. 

Subjects: Names Studies

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