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[ahr-gahyl] /ɑrˈgaɪl/
a historic county in W Scotland.
Also called Argyllshire
[ahr-gahyl-sheer, -sher] /ɑrˈgaɪl ʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA)
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  • Argyll created a diversion by suggesting the abandonment of the Irish spirit duty.

  • The Duke of Argyll says "that no serious reply has ever been attempted" (p. 305).

    Hasisadra's Adventure Thomas Henry Huxley
  • Bruce then received the homage of all the men of Argyll, and returned to Perth.

    King Robert the Bruce A. F. Murison
  • For why should he be amused at the paucity of the visitors from Argyll's court to the residence of Doom?

    Doom Castle Neil Munro
  • In Scotland it is more frequent in some localities from Argyll to Ross.

  • Argyll, obviously, did not share much of his Chamberlain's excitement.

    Doom Castle Neil Munro
  • As Argyll's foot retired, the horse came up on another side against the little body of Royalist troopers.

    Montrose Mowbray Morris
  • "Monsieur the Duke of Argyll has my word that it was not so," said the Count softly.

    Doom Castle Neil Munro
  • Out into the dusk of the evening Argyll thrust his head and asked an explanation.

    Doom Castle Neil Munro

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