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From Middle English Scotland, Scotlond, from Old English Scotland (Ireland", later also "Scotland, literally land of the Scots), equivalent to Scot +‎ -land. Compare West Frisian Skotlân (Scotland), Dutch Schotland (Scotland), German Schottland (Scotland), Danish Skotland (Scotland), Icelandic Skotland (Scotland).

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Scotland

  1. A constituent country of the United Kingdom, located in northwest Europe to the north of England
  2. A habitational surname referring to someone from Scotland.

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  • In the history of Scotland, the country's monarchs should not be described as "Kings of Scotland" but as "Kings of Scots".

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Sċott (Scot) +‎ land (land)

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Sċotland n

  1. Scotland
  2. Ireland

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Scotland

  1. Scotland