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[kil-mahr-nuh k]
  1. Official name Kilmarnock and Loudon. an administrative district in the Strathclyde region, in SW Scotland.
  2. a city in this district, SW of Glasgow.
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Examples from the Web for kilmarnock

Historical Examples of kilmarnock

  • The Kilmarnock Edition of his poems was published on 31st July.

    The Letters of Robert Burns

    Robert Burns

  • Kilmarnock, in Ayrshire, is the chief seat of the carpet manufacture in Scotland.

  • On the 24th, after a meeting at Kilmarnock, went that night to Edinburgh.

    Eli and Sibyl Jones

    Rufus Matthew Jones

  • The price of the Kilmarnock Burns has steadily advanced from 3, 10s.

    Prices of Books

    Henry B. Wheatley

  • From the year 1742, the manufactures of Kilmarnock date their rise.

British Dictionary definitions for kilmarnock


  1. 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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