Galloway

noun
Gal·​lo·​way | \ ˈga-lə-ˌwā How to pronounce Galloway (audio) \

Definition of Galloway

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: any of a breed of hardy medium-sized hornless chiefly black beef cattle native to southwestern Scotland

Galloway

geographical name
Gal·​lo·​way | \ ˈga-lə-ˌwā How to pronounce Galloway (audio) \

Definition of Galloway (Entry 2 of 2)

former district of southwestern Scotland comprising the area formerly in the counties of Wigtown and Kirkcudbright — see dumfries and galloway

Other Words from Galloway

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Galwegian \ gal-​ˈwē-​j(ē-​)ən How to pronounce Galloway (audio) \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of Galloway

Noun

1805, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Galloway

Noun

after galloway

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“Galloway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Galloway. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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