[ kurk-wawl, -wuhl ]
/ ˈkɜrkˌwɔl, -wəl /
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a town on Pomona island, NE of Scotland in the Orkney Islands: administrative center of the Orkney Islands.
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How to use Kirkwall in a sentence
Argyle very unwisely anchored off Kirkwall, and allowed two of his followers to go on shore there.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Landing in Orkney on the 29th of October, he remained in the palace of Kirkwall, and there died a broken-hearted man.The Thirsty Sword|Robert Leighton
It became necessary to remove at once to their rock-built house in one of the narrow streets of Kirkwall.
Ere she had reached it, she had decided what was to be done, and next day she left Kirkwall in the mail packet for the mainland.
And I laughed inwardly a little, and began to consider if Kirkwall had ever been long outside of some danger zone or other.An Orkney Maid|Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
British Dictionary definitions for Kirkwall
/ (ˈkɜːkˌwɔːl) /
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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