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Galwegian

[gal-wee-juh n]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to the region of Galloway, Scotland.
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noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Galloway.
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Origin of Galwegian

1765–75; irregular < Medieval Latin Galwedi(a) Galloway + -an
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Galwegian

noun
  1. another word for Gallovidian (def. 1)
  2. a native or inhabitant of the town or county of Galway in W Republic of Ireland
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adjective
  1. another word for Gallovidian (def. 2)
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Word Origin

C18: influenced by Norway, Norwegian
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