Kirkwall

[kurk-wawl, -wuh l]
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Historical Examples of kirkwall

  • I said softly, and then I began to read what the Times had to say about Kirkwall.

    An Orkney Maid

    Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr

  • And who may thou be going to give a ‘large sum of money’ to, in Kirkwall town?

    An Orkney Maid

    Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr

  • Things have come to this––Boris has made love to Sunna in the face of all Kirkwall.

    An Orkney Maid

    Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr

  • I do not want 241 the women of Kirkwall wondering who was to blame.

    An Orkney Maid

    Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr

  • The claims on his protection of even the remote Kirkwall did not escape him.


British Dictionary definitions for kirkwall

Kirkwall

noun
  1. a town on the N coast of Mainland in the Orkney Islands: administrative centre of the island authority of Orkney: cathedral built by Norsemen (begun in 1137). Pop: 6206 (2001)
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