Gal·​lo·​way ˈga-lə-ˌwā How to pronounce Galloway (audio)
: any of a breed of hardy medium-sized hornless chiefly black beef cattle native to southwestern Scotland

Word History


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First Known Use

1805, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Galloway was in 1805

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“Galloway.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

Geographical Definition


geographical name

Gal·​lo·​way ˈga-lə-ˌwā How to pronounce Galloway (audio)
former district of southwestern Scotland comprising the area formerly in the counties of Wigtown and Kirkcudbright see dumfries and galloway
Galwegian adjective or noun

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