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  • proper n. The Grampian Mountains, a mountain range in the Scottish Highlands

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Examples

  • As far as I had yet traced the course of the river it appeared to flow towards the west-south-west, and it was thus doubtful, at that stage of our progress, whether the estuary might not be to the westward of Cape Northumberland; whereas my chief inducement in looking for a river on this side of the Grampians was the promising situation afforded by the great bay to the eastward of that cape for some harbour or estuary, and this being more likely, considering the position of the mountains.

    Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Volume 2

  • Great to see lesser known areas like Tasmania, Heathcote, the Grampians and Geelong represented.

    249 bottles of wine on the wall | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • My paternal grandmother, Iona Heather (Nan), was the daughter of “Alexander Campbell of Argyll,” a doughty Scots Presbyterian mining engineer and businessman, and Jane Heather, the daughter of George Frew, a Catholic grazier, who owned property at Tabor in the western district of Victoria, not far from the southern end of the Grampians.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • By the time the train was travelling through Angus, the weather on the Grampians had closed in so there was nothing to be seen except very low snow clouds in the distance.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • The Sydney form has the explanations without the maps, and the Grampians has everything from classroom explanations to the full geological map of the region.

    gillpolack: The most fabulous world-building materia

  • Mum has sent me all her maps for the Grampians and for Sydney.

    gillpolack: The most fabulous world-building materia

  • LARGE cat-like footprint photographs published in The Standard earlier this month have inspired more Grampians panther-spotters to come forward.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • "Warrnambool couple Isobel and Arthur Peart were returning home from a Grampians holiday when they saw what they believe to be a panther on the side of the road." ...

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • But this good clerk shall see hills that could hide him were all the Douglasses on his quest — ay, and he shall see men enough also to make them glad to get once more southward of the Grampians.

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • Leslie while Buchanan disdains to disfigure his page with their Gaelic designations at all, and merely describes them as two powerful races in the wild and lawless region beyond the Grampians.

    The Fair Maid of Perth

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