Banff



Also called Banffshire
[bamf-sheer, -sher] /ˈbæmf ʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA). a historic county in NE Scotland.
a seaport in this district.
a resort town in Banff National Park.
Historical Examples

All these routes will bring you to the eastern portal of the mountains at Calgary, and on to Banff and other points in the Parks.
Among the Canadian Alps Lawrence J. Burpee

The return by the east coast was through the counties of Moray and Banff to Aberdeen.
Robert Burns Principal Shairp.

He went back to Aberdeen to look out for news or instructions, but was to join us later at Banff.
The Mystery of the Sea Bram Stoker

I live in the suburbs of Banff now in Miss Joness old house.
The Romance of His Life Mary Cholmondeley

The best thing about Banff is that in fifteen or twenty minutes you can be out of it and in Macduff.
Our Journey to the Hebrides Joseph Pennell and Elizabeth Robins Pennell

She will be found so described in the arms of the Royal Burgh of Banff.
A Complete Guide to Heraldry Arthur Charles Fox-Davies

He caught a fine lot of fish in Devil’s Lake near Banff, one a lake trout weighing thirty-six pounds.
A Summer’s Outing Carter H. Harrison

Banff and Lake Louise are the resorts on the east side of the Divide.
The Columbia River William Denison Lyman

The streets of Banff, though composed of houses varying much in size, are generally straight and of a convenient width.
The Ports, Harbours, Watering-places and Picturesque Scenery of Great Britain Vol. 1 William Finden

All the same, to search the rocks from Banff to Revelstoke is a big job.
Northwest! Harold Bindloss

noun
a town in NE Scotland, in Aberdeenshire. Pop: 3991 (2001)
a town in Canada, in SW Alberta, in the Rocky Mountains: surrounded by Banff National Park. Pop: 7135 (2001)

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  • Banffshire

    Also called Banffshire [bamf-sheer, -sher] /ˈbæmf ʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA). a historic county in NE Scotland. a seaport in this district. a resort town in Banff National Park. Historical Examples He died at Aberlour, banffshire, on the 16th of October 1898. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 3 Various From the singing of an […]



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