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Roslin

(also spelt Rosslyn or Roslyn) is a thriving village in Midlothian, Scotland, 7 miles (11 km) to the south of the capital city Edinburgh.

The name Roslin (recorded around 1240 as Roskelyn) probably derives from the Celtic words ros, meaning a moor, and celyn, meaning holly. An alternative derivation is from Gaelic ros, meaning a rocky promontory, and linne, meaning a waterfall or pool. The theory that it is a corruption of Roseline, a supposed medieval meridian passing through Paris and Rosslyn Chapel, is fanciful.

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