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Camden's report of an alternative derivation for the name Orkney:
"said by a certain old manuscript to be so called as if one should say Argat, that is (for so it is there explained) above the Getes, but I had rather expound it Above Cat, for it lies over against Cath, a country[sic] of Scotland"
wideford Posted by wideford
25th April 2005ce

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