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Breivig

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OS grid reference  NB481391
Council area  Na h-Eileanan Siar
Country  Scotland
Civil parish  Stornoway
Lieutenancy area  Western Isles
Breivig
Language  Scottish Gaelic English

Breivig (Scottish Gaelic: Brèibhig) is a village on Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Breivig is within the parish of Stornoway.

According to Magne Oftedal's 'The Village Names of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides' (Oslo, 1954), the name Brèibhig is derived from the Old Norse Breiðvík ('broad bay').

References

Breivig Wikipedia


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