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cen·tral / ˈsentrəl/ • adj. 1. of, at, or forming the center: the station has a central courtyard. ∎  accessible from a variety of places: coaches met at a central location. ∎  Phonet. (of a vowel) articulated in the center of the mouth. 2. of the greatest importance; principal or essential: his preoccupation with history is central to his work. ∎  (of a group or organization) having controlling power over a country or another organization: central government. ∎  (of power or authority) in the hands of such a group: local councils subject to central control. DERIVATIVES: cen·tral·i·ty / senˈtralətē/ n. cen·tral·ly adv.

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Central

Central. An administrative region of Scotland, created in 1973 from Clackmannanshire, western parts of Perthshire, most of Stirlingshire, and the Bo'ness area of West Lothian. It was divided into three districts—Clackmannan, Falkirk, and Stirling. In April 1996 Central region was abolished, and all local government functions taken over by the previous districts. Parts of the area are mountainous, but most inhabitants live in a string of mainly industrial towns either in the Forth valley or along the line of the Forth–Clyde canal, which itself follows the natural east–west route used by the Romans for the Antonine Wall.

Charlotte M. Lythe

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Clackmannanshire

Clackmannanshire (klăkmăn´ənshər, –shĬr´), council area (1993 est. pop. 48,660), 60 sq mi (157 sq km), and former county, central Scotland. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, the county of Clackmannanshire (or Clackmannan) became (1975) part of the Central region. In the local government reorganization of 1996, the Central region was dissolved and the council area of Clackmannanshire was created.

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