What is Galloway?

  • (noun): A district in southwestern Scotland.
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Galloway (Scottish Gaelic: Gall-Ghaidhealaibh, or Gallobha, Lowland Scots Gallowa, meaning "Land of the Foreign Gaels") is an area in southwestern Scotland. It usually refers to the former counties of Wigtownshire (or historically West Galloway) and Kirkcudbrightshire (or historically East Galloway). It is part of the Dumfries and Galloway council area of Scotland.

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Arthur Henniker-Hughan - Personal Life
... (of Newton Hall in Essex) and Louisa Hughan of Airds House, Parton, Galloway ... expected to inherit, he was bequeathed the Hughan family estates in Galloway by his maternal grandfather (Thomas Hughan) ... as well (as the sixth Baronet), but continued to live at Airds in Galloway ...
List Of The Bill Characters (E-L) - G - Roy Galloway
... Roy Galloway First appearance Woodentop (16 August 1983) Last appearance Not Without Cause (7 December 1987) Portrayed by Robert Pugh (Pilot) John Salthouse Information Occupation Police Officer Title Detective ... Nobody is above suspicion for Galloway ... Although he sometimes shows a wisdom of years beyond his own age, Galloway was also every bit as fiery as his red-coloured hair suggests ...
Steve Galloway
... Steve Galloway (born 13 February 1963) is an English football coach and former player ... As a player, Galloway played professionally in England, Scotland and Sweden ...
Galloway, West Virginia
... Galloway is an unincorporated census-designated place and coal town in northwestern Barbour County, West Virginia, USA ...
Auchenskeoch Castle
... District Council Region of Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, near Castle Farm ... a Z-plan, making it the only such tower in Galloway ... Tower in Dumfriesshire is the only other example in Dumfries and Galloway ...

More definitions of "Galloway":

  • (noun): Breed of hardy black chiefly beef cattle native to Scotland.