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 former county of central Scotland: mostly became part of Central Region in 1975: now covered by the council areas of Stirling, Falkirk, and East Dunbartonshire
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, 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 […]
[stur-pi-kuhl-cher] /ˈstɜr pɪˌkʌl tʃər/ noun 1. the production of special stocks or strains by careful breeding.
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. noun, Anthropology. 1. a line of descendants from a common ancestor. noun (pl) stirpes (ˈstɜːpiːz) […]
verb (used with object), stirred, stirring. 1. to move one’s hand or an implement continuously or repeatedly through (a liquid or other substance) in order to cool, mix, agitate, dissolve, etc., any or all of the component parts: to stir one’s coffee with a spoon. 2. to set in tremulous, fluttering, or irregular motion: A […]