Kirkcudbrightshire

/ (kɜːˈkuːbrɪˌʃɪə, -ʃə) /

noun

a former county of SW Scotland, part of Dumfries and Galloway since 1975

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Example sentences from the Web for Kirkcudbrightshire

  • In Scotland this is generally a very rare butterfly, but has latterly been abundant in Dumfriesshire and Kirkcudbrightshire.

    British Butterfiles|W. S. Coleman
  • A Kirkcudbrightshire tale represents a child as once left in charge of a tailor, who “commenced a discourse” with him.

    The Science of Fairy Tales|Edwin Sidney Hartland
  • It is locally common in Clydesdale, and has also been reported from Kirkcudbrightshire, and Perthshire.

  • He held his new position for eight years, and then his health required him to retire to his estate in Kirkcudbrightshire.

    Makers of Electricity|Brother Potamian