Peebles

geographical name
Pee·​bles | \ ˈpē-bəlz How to pronounce Peebles (audio) \

Definition of Peebles

1 or Peeblesshire \ ˈpē-​bəl-​ˌshir How to pronounce Peeblesshire (audio) , -​shər \ or Tweeddale \ ˈtwēd-​ˌdāl How to pronounce Tweeddale (audio) \ former county of southeastern Scotland including the upper course of the Tweed River
2 burgh on the Tweed River in southeastern Scotland population 8400

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“Peebles.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Peebles. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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