Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba – Gaelic Place-Names of Scotland – Database

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English name Glencoe
Gaelic name Gleann Comhann
Meaning glen of the river Comhann
Location Lochaber, Highland
Local authority Highland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891 Lismore and Appin
County post 1891
Old geographical area North Lorn
Topographical feature type Glen ~ Gleann
Postcode area PH49
Relevant main roads PH50
OS sheet number 384
OS grid reference NN1557
Type of name Place ~ Àite
Element meaning G gleann ~ glen; Comhann ~ river name
Element type topographywater
OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland
Language notes G nom. sg. gleann, masc. ‘glen’ + Comhann, river-name
Gleann Comhann or Gleanna Comhann Mac an Tàilleir
Gleann Comhann current road signage.
Additional info This is an established name. The issue here is the insertion of the final euphonic vowel under GNLC principle 9.

Glencoe Lochan Trails ~ Slighean Lochan na Càrnaich