- a town in SW Scotland, in Dumfries and Galloway: scene (1988) of the UK's worst air disaster when a jumbo jet was brought down by a terrorist bomb, killing 270 people, including eleven residents of the town
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Schneider was drunk before he ever got to Lockerbie's that night.
The Lockerbie settlers were much more intelligent in religion and in everything else.
Had it not been for a French settlement a few miles distant the people of Lockerbie would have perished during the winter.
A beautiful sylvan stream, falling from the uplands into the Annan, between Ecclefechan and Lockerbie.
I went therefore to what was known as the Lamb Fair at Lockerbie, and for the first time in my life took a "fee" for the harvest.The Story of John G. Paton