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  1. a town in SE Scotland, in central Scottish Borders. Pop: 14 361 (2001)
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Examples from the Web for galashiels

Historical Examples of galashiels

  • The jougs belonging to the parish of Galashiels are preserved at Abbotsford.

    Bygone Punishments

    William Andrews

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



  • The way is about six miles in length, from Galashiels to Ashestiel.

  • And so, Mr. Shaw, the member for Galashiels, gets up to ask a question.

  • Father, did you tell her who had got the minister of Galashiels?

    What Every Woman Knows

    James M. Barrie