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Killiecrankie, Pass of

Killiecrankie, Pass of (kĭlĭkrăngˈke) [key], wooded pass, Perth and Kinross, central Scotland, through which the river Garry flows, near Pitlochry. There Jacobite Highlanders defeated (1689) a large government force under Hugh MacKay, and the Jacobite leader, Viscount Dundee, was killed.

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