Dumfries

[duhm-frees]
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noun

Also called Dum·fries·shire [duhm-frees-sheer, -sher] /dʌmˈfrisˌʃɪər, -ʃər/. a historic county in S Scotland.
a burgh of Dumfries and Galloway in S Scotland: burial place of Robert Burns.

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Dumfriesshire

noun

(until 1975) a county in S Scotland, on the Solway Firth, now part of Dumfries and Galloway

Dumfries

noun

a town in S Scotland on the River Nith, administrative centre of Dumfries and Galloway. Pop: 31 146 (2001)
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