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Cawdor

Cawdor kô´dər [key], village, Highland, NE Scotland, SW of Nairn. Cawdor Castle, the earliest remaining piece dating from 1454, was represented by Shakespeare , following tradition, as the scene of the slaying (1040) of Duncan by Macbeth .

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