DEVANA (Δηούανα), in North Britain, mentioned by Ptolemy (2.3.19) as the chief town of the Texali (Taezali), a people of Aberdeenshire, situated on the Aberdeenshire Dee. (See DEVA == Chester.) [R.G.L]
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