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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BEALACH AN DUIN Bealach an Duin
Bealach an Duin
Bealach an Duin
Peter Turner
Archibald Cameron
Adam Walker
Rev. [Reverend] Dr. [Doctor] Mc Farlan, Arroquhar
010 This name is applied to an opening through "Doune Hill," and signifies "A pass through the hill.
DOUNE HILL Doune Hill
Doune Hill
Doune Hill
Doune Hill
Peter Turner, Auchengavin
Archibald Cameron, Doune
Adam Walker, Glenmallochan
James Galbraith, Edentaggart
010 A large hill of considerable height with two distinct features. the east conical and west ridged. It is situated in the north of the parish of "Luss." the north slope which falls to "Glen Douglas and "Cona Ghlean", is steep and rocky and the south which falls to the head of "Glen Mallochan, is easy of ascent. The hollow space or opening between the two features is called Bealach an Duin.
Doune is supposed to be a corruption of Dun.

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County Dumbarton

[Below entry for Bealach an Dùin:]
Bealach; A defile, A passage, the pass or gorge of a mountain. (G) [Gaelic]
Dùin. (G. [Gaelic]) from Dùn. A hill, a mount.
"Bealach an Dùin", The pass of the hill.

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