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  1. Aberdeenshire

    Aberdeenshire or County of Aberdeen is a registration county and a lieutenancy area in Scotland. Aberdeenshire borders Angus and Perth and Kinross to the south, and Highland and Moray to the west. Traditionally, the county has been economically dependent upon the primary sector and related processing industries. Over the last 40 years, the development of the oil and gas industry and associated service sector has broadened Aberdeenshire’s economic base, and contributed to a rapid population growth of some 50%. since 1975, while the land covered represents 8% of Scotland's overall territory.

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  1. Aberdeenshire

    a large county in NE. of Scotland; mountainous in SW., lowland N. and E.; famed for its granite quarries, its fisheries, and its breed of cattle.


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