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** [[Tarbert (Harris)]] - A village on the island of [[Harris]] in the [[Outer Hebrides]].
 
** [[Tarbert (Harris)]] - A village on the island of [[Harris]] in the [[Outer Hebrides]].
 
** [[Tarbert (Loch Fyne)]] - A village on [[Loch Fyne]] in [[Argyll and Bute]].
 
** [[Tarbert (Loch Fyne)]] - A village on [[Loch Fyne]] in [[Argyll and Bute]].
** [[Tarbert (Jura)]] - A Hamlet on [[Jura]] in the [[Inner Hebrides]] in the council area of [[Argyll and Bute]].
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** [[Tarbert (Jura)]] - A hamlet on the [[Isle of Jura]] in the [[Inner Hebrides]] in the council area of [[Argyll and Bute]].
 
*'''Tarbet'''
 
*'''Tarbet'''
 
** [[Tarbet]] - A village on [[Loch Lomond]] in [[Argyll and Bute]].
 
** [[Tarbet]] - A village on [[Loch Lomond]] in [[Argyll and Bute]].
 
** [[Tarbet (Loch Nevis)]] - A house or two on the banks of Loch Nevis, near Mallaig.
 
** [[Tarbet (Loch Nevis)]] - A house or two on the banks of Loch Nevis, near Mallaig.
** [[Tarbet (Sutherland)]] - A hamlet to the North of Scourie Bay [[Sutherland]].
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** [[Tarbet (Sutherland)]] - A hamlet to the North of Scourie Bay Sutherland.
  
 
===[[Ireland]]===
 
===[[Ireland]]===
  
* [[Tarbert (Ireland)]] - A town in [[Kerry]].
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* [[Tarbert (Ireland)]] - A town in [[County Kerry]].
  
 
===Notes===
 
===Notes===
Names have been chosen to reflect local usage, and to handle two Tarberts in the one region. The name Tarbert means a narrow crossing between two stretches of water, so it is common to refer to the Loch in the name.
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Names have been chosen to reflect local usage, and to handle two Tarberts in the one region. The name Tarbert means ''isthmus'' (a narrow land crossing between two stretches of water), so it is common to refer to the Loch in the name.
  
  

Latest revision as of 20:27, 7 October 2012

There is more than one place called Tarbert. The name is also often confused with Tarbet:

Scotland[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Notes[edit]

Names have been chosen to reflect local usage, and to handle two Tarberts in the one region. The name Tarbert means isthmus (a narrow land crossing between two stretches of water), so it is common to refer to the Loch in the name.


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