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Dumfries

[duhm-frees] /dʌmˈfris/
noun
1.
Also called Dumfriesshire
[duhm-frees-sheer, -sher] /dʌmˈfrisˌʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA)
. a historic county in S Scotland.
2.
a burgh of Dumfries and Galloway in S Scotland: burial place of Robert Burns.
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Dumfriesshire

/dʌmˈfriːsˌʃɪə; -ʃə/
noun
1.
(until 1975) a county in S Scotland, on the Solway Firth, now part of Dumfries and Galloway

Dumfries

/dʌmˈfriːs/
noun
1.
a town in S Scotland on the River Nith, administrative centre of Dumfries and Galloway. Pop: 31 146 (2001)
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