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  1. a historic county in SW Scotland.
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Also called Kirk·cud·bright·shire [ker-koo-bree-sheer, -sher] /kərˈku briˌʃɪər, -ʃər/.
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Historical Examples of kirkcudbright

  • Mr. M'Clelland continued near twelve years at Kirkcudbright.

    Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)

    John Howie

  • Barcaple is in the stewartry of Kirkcudbright, in the parish of Tongueland.

  • One of his visitors was his own brother, George, at Kirkcudbright.

  • In all probability it is now lying at Kirkcudbright, where it was directed.

    Charlotte Bront

    T. Wemyss Reid

  • This fortress is situated in the stewartry of Kirkcudbright, upon an island about two acres in extent, formed by the river Dee.