Official name Kilmarnock and Loudon. an administrative district in the Strathclyde region, in SW Scotland.
a city in this district, SW of Glasgow.
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How to use Kilmarnock in a sentence
The Earl of Kilmarnock then joined in prayer with those around him, and afterwards he took some refreshment.The Chronicles of Crime or The New Newgate Calendar. v. 1/2 | Camden Pelham
We hired a sloop to take us to Carter's creek, and thence we proceeded in a farm wagon to his home in the village of Kilmarnock.Reminiscences of a Rebel | Wayland Fuller Dunaway
Ushered in with what Lockhart calls, a "modest and manly preface," the Kilmarnock volume went forth to the world.Robert Burns | Principal Shairp.
Take a man's 'orse off the rail at Stewarton, and him booked to Kilmarnock, and ride him to a standstill!The Eustace Diamonds | Anthony Trollope
Perhaps you will condescend to remember what I had the honour of saying to you as we rode into Kilmarnock last Wednesday.The Eustace Diamonds | Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for Kilmarnock
a town in SW Scotland, the administrative centre of East Ayrshire: associations with Robert Burns; engineering and textile industries; whisky blending. Pop: 43 588 (2001)
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