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A British tribe in southern Scotland. This tribe, whose name is thought to mean ‘hunters’, is referred to by the Greek geographer Ptolemy. His information places them in the southern uplands of Scotland centred in the upper Tweed basin, sandwiched between the Votadini to the east and the Novantes to the west.

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