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Auchterarder, a town in Scotland, 15 miles W.S.W. of Perth. The young Pretender burnt it in 1715. A suit in which Lord Kinnoul successfully claimed the right of presentation to the parish in spite of the veto of the parishioners led to the split up of the Established Church of Scotland in 1842, and the creation of the Free Church.