Also called Stirlingshire
[stur-ling-sheer, -sher] /ˈstɜr lɪŋˌʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA). a historic county in central Scotland.
a city in and the administrative center of the Central region, in central Scotland, on the Forth River.
a city in central Scotland, in Stirling council area on the River Forth: its castle was a regular residence of many Scottish monarchs between the 12th century and 1603. Pop: 32 673 (2001)
a council area of central Scotland, created from part of Central Region in 1996; includes most of the historical county of Stirlingshire: the Forth valley rises to the Grampian Mountains in the N. Administrative centre: Stirling. Pop: 86 370 (2003 est). Area: 2173 sq km (839 sq miles)
Sir James. 1926–92, British architect; buildings include the Neue Staatsgalerie in Stuttgart (1977–84)
noun 1. an external-combustion engine in which heat from outside the cylinders causes air confined in the cylinders to expand and drive the pistons. Stirling engine noun 1. an external-combustion engine that uses air or an inert gas as the working fluid operating on a highly efficient thermodynamic cycle (the Stirling cycle)
noun 1. Also called Stirlingshire [stur-ling-sheer, -sher] /ˈstɜr lɪŋˌʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA). a historic county in central Scotland. 2. a city in and the administrative center of the Central region, in central Scotland, on the Forth River. Stirlingshire /ˈstɜːlɪŋˌʃɪə; -ʃə/ noun 1. a former county of central Scotland: mostly became part of Central Region in […]
noun, Anthropology. 1. a line of descendants from a common ancestor.
noun, plural stirpes [stur-peez] /ˈstɜr piz/ (Show IPA) 1. a stock; family or branch of a family; line of descent. 2. Law. a person from whom a family is descended. 3. Biology Now Rare. a family, superfamily, or permanent variety. adjective, Law. 1. pertaining to or noting a method of dividing an estate in which […]