/ (ˌɡæləˈʃiːlz) /

  1. a town in SE Scotland, in central Scottish Borders. Pop: 14 361 (2001)

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How to use Galashiels in a sentence

  • "Soor Plums in Galashiels" has for centuries been a favourite air in the town, though the words of the song have perished.

  • All the wool then used was made into blankets, and "Galashiels Greys," (whatever fearful fowl they may have been).

  • He was then appointed master in a school connected with the Episcopal church at Galashiels, where he remained eleven years.

  • A perforated cross, the spoils of the old kirk of Galashiels, decorates an advanced door, and looks very well.'

    Abbotsford | Anonymous
  • Galashiels, when Abbotsford came into being, was a mere thatched hamlet.

    Abbotsford | Anonymous