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 old woman in Buckie, Enzie, banffshire.
The English and Scottish Popular Ballads (Volume I of 5) Various

A man in banffshire rented a small farm from a game-preserving laird.
Cats W. Gordon Stables

In banffshire the peat fires are covered with ashes and smoothed down.
Threads of Grey and Gold Myrtle Reed

Ballindalloch (near), banffshire:reputed chambered mound, 117.
The Testimony of Tradition David MacRitchie

It is difficult to arrange in the mind the geologic formations of banffshire in their character as a series of deposits.
The Cruise of the Betsey Hugh Miller

She is a native of banffshire, and learned the ballad there in her infancy.
The English and Scottish popular ballads (Volume II of 5) Various

The banffshire Agricultural Association holds shows periodically for all sorts of stock and produce and agricultural implements.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 Various

Deveron, a river of Scotland belonging to Aberdeenshire and banffshire, 60 miles long.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia Various

banffshire contains large limestone deposits, and granite is also quarried.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 Various

(until 1975) a county of NE Scotland: formerly (1975–96) part of Grampian region, now part of Aberdeenshire
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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