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Ross (Ros in Scottish Gaelic) is a region of Scotland and a former earldom and county. The area once belonged to the Norwegian (West Norse) earldom of Orkney.

Ross-shire (Scottish Gaelic: Siorrachd Rois) is a historic county in the Scottish Highlands. The county borders Sutherland, Cromartyshire, Inverness-shire and an exclave of Nairnshire. It includes most of Ross as well as Lewis in the Outer Hebrides.

Dingwall is the traditional county town.