Dumfries and Galloway


noun

a region in S Scotland. 2,460 sq. mi. (6,371 sq. km).

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Dumfries and Galloway

noun

a council area in SW Scotland: created in 1975 from the counties of Dumfries, Kirkcudbright, and Wigtown; became a unitary authority in 1996; chiefly agricultural. Administrative centre: Dumfries. Pop: 147 210 (2003 est). Area: 6439 sq km (2486 sq miles)
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