[ kurk-wawl, -wuh l ]
/ ˈkɜrkˌwɔl, -wəl /


a town on Pomona island, NE of Scotland in the Orkney Islands: administrative center of the Orkney Islands.


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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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