What is moray?

  • (noun): Family of brightly colored voracious eels of warm coastal waters; generally nonaggressive to humans but larger species are dangerous if provoked.
    Synonyms: moray eel


Moray (pronounced Murray, Scottish Gaelic Moireibh or Moireabh, Latin Moravia) is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland. It lies in the north-east of the country, with coastline on the Moray Firth, and borders the council areas of Aberdeenshire and Highland.

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Moray - Population - Language
... use in the area indicate that in 1705, most of Moray except for the coast was described as "Wholly Irish Highland Countreys" and "Ye Irish Parishes in which both languages are spoken." By 1822 ... between 1881 and 1921 the percentage of Gaelic speakers in Moray fluctuated as shown in the following table Year Gaelic speakers (%) 1881 2.63 1891 5.64 1901 4.48 1911 2.98 1921 2.08 1991 0.56 Since then ...
List Of Local Government Areas In Scotland 1930 – 1975 - Combined County of Moray and Nairn - Small Burghs : County of Moray
... Burgh Notes 1975 district Burghead Moray Elgin Royal burgh Moray Forres Royal burgh Moray Grantown-on-Spey Badenoch and Strathspey Lossiemouth and ...
List Of Local Government Areas In Scotland 1930 – 1975 - Combined County of Moray and Nairn - Landward Districts: County of Moray
... Duffus and Drainie Drainie, Duffus and Hopeman areas Moray Elgin Alves, Birnie, Elgin, New Elgin, Pluscarden and St Andrews areas Moray Fochabers Bellie, Fochabers ...
Laich Of Moray
... The Laich of Moray (locally Laich o' Moray) (Scottish Gaelic Machair Mhoireibh) is the rich agricultural coastal plain in Moray ... The generally accepted area covered by the term Laich of Moray is from Fochabers to Brodie and also includes the towns of Elgin, Forres, Lossiemouth, Burghead, Hopeman and Lhanbryde ... Places in Moray Achnastank Aberlour Alves Archiestown Arradoul Auchbreck Auchinderran Auchindoun Auchnarrow Auchenhalrig Aultmore Backlands Ballindalloch Bogmoor Branderburgh ...
List Of Places In Moray
... This List of places in Moray is a list of links for any town, village, hamlet, castle, golf course, historic house, lighthouse, nature reserve, reservoir, river, lake, canal, and other ...