Definition of Clachan

1. n. A small village containing a church.



Definition of Clachan

1. a hamlet [n -S] - See also: hamlet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clachan

civitas
civitates
civvie
civvies
civvy
civvy street
cixutumumab
cizars
cizers
cl
clabber
clabbered
clabbering
clabbers
clach
clachan (current term)
clachans
clachs
clack
clack valve
clackbox
clacked
clacker
clackers
clackety
clacking
clackity

Literary usage of Clachan

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1. Journal of a Tour in the Highlands and Western Islands of Scotland in 1800 by John Leyden (1903)
"Crossing another range of high grounds, we passed along a small lake of fresh water to clachan, and proceeded to Easdale, where we arrived in the dusk. ..."

2. Lays of the Highlands and Islands by John Stuart Blackie (1888)
"THE RUINED clachan. AT Tobermory, o'er the hills I wandered, when the noon was sunny, Through oozy bogs and trickling rills, And hum of bees that roamed for ..."

3. Oor Ain Folk: Being Memories of Manse Life in the Mearns and a Crack Aboot by James Inglis (1894)
"... their Characteristics—The clachan of Tarf-side— Primitive Farming—A Fine Peasantry—The Eviction Policy denounced—The Expatriation of the People—Drinking ..."

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