[Image: Fragment of the Gough Map]
[Image: Fragment of the Gough Map]

Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain

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Full record: Edinburgh

County Midlothian
Transcript Edenburgh
Icon description two buildings, spired church, three castles
Icons
  • buildings (multiple)
  • castles (multiple)
  • church
Description
Appearances
Etymology the etymology of the first element is uncertain; the second is OE burg, 'fort'
Translation
Earlier editors
Early Maps Edenburgum (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Edineburg before 1100; Gaelic Din Eidyn c. 600