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  1. a market town in SW Scotland, in W Dumfries and Galloway: fishing port with a ferry service to Northern Ireland. Pop: 10 851 (2001)
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Examples from the Web for stranraer

Historical Examples

  • You remember that summer we did the cruise from Southampton to Stranraer?

    The Mystery of the Green Ray

    William Le Queux

  • She had just been sold to a gentleman to go to Stranraer, where she is at the present time.

  • In this, the extreme of their distress, William Kerr heard that a vessel had arrived at Stranraer with grain.

  • William Kerr procured seed corn from Stranraer, and distributed some among his less wealthy neighbours to sow their lands.

  • One of the dogs had taken a first prize at Lytham and another a second at Stranraer.

    From John O'Groats to Land's End

    Robert Naylor and John Naylor