Galloway

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noun Gal·lo·way \ˈga-lə-ˌwā\

Definition of Galloway

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

Origin and Etymology of galloway

Galloway, Scotland


First Known Use: 1805


Galloway

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geographical name Gal·lo·way \ˈga-lə-ˌwā\

Definition of Galloway

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

Galwegian

play \gal-ˈwē-j(ē-)ən\ adj or noun

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