a historic county in S Scotland.
- Also called Pee·bles·shire [pee-buhlz-sheer, -sher, -buhl-], /ˈpi bəlzˌʃɪər, -ʃər, -bəl-/, Tweeddale.
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How to use Peebles in a sentence
The small rise sits in the middle of a lush green field a few miles from the town of Peebles, once a center of the nation’s wool industry and now a bedroom community for nearby Edinburgh.How Scotland forged a rare alliance between amateur treasure hunters and archaeologists | Corinne Iozzio | August 24, 2021 | Popular-Science
The retailer has 738 locations across half a dozen brands, including the off-price Gordmans chain and the Peebles and Stage department stores, in small towns and rural areas in 42 states.Pandemic bankruptcies: A running list of retailers that have filed for Chapter 11 | Abha Bhattarai | December 4, 2020 | Washington Post
Today, he oversees assembly at a GE jet engine testing facility in Peebles, Ohio.Past Patriotism: A Coalition To Train Veterans for Manufacturing Jobs | Jeffrey Immelt | October 15, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
She seemed out of the picture with the lot who are coming—the Duchess of Peebles, for instance.The Second Latchkey | Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
"Quiet," murmured old Peebles, who looks exactly like a sheep.
British Dictionary definitions for Peebles
a town in SE Scotland, in Scottish Borders. Pop: 8065 (2001)
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