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A region of southwest Scotland. The Mull of Galloway, a promontory on a peninsula on its southwest coast, is the southernmost point in Scotland.


1. (Placename) an area of SW Scotland, on the Solway Firth: consists of the former counties of Kirkcudbright and Wigtown, now part of Dumfries and Galloway; in the west is a large peninsula, the Rhinns of Galloway, with the Mull of Galloway, a promontory, at the south end of it (the southernmost point of Scotland)
2. (Breeds) a breed of hardy beef cattle, usually black, originally bred in Galloway


(ˈgæl əˌweɪ)

1. a historic region in SW Scotland.
2. one of a Scottish breed of beef cattle with a curly black coat.
3. one of a Scottish breed of small strong horses.
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Noun1.Galloway - a district in southwestern Scotland
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
2.Galloway - breed of hardy black chiefly beef cattle native to Scotland
beef, beef cattle - cattle that are reared for their meat
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Specialising in beef, the eatery offers eight different cuts of steak and five handmade burgers - all using belted Galloway beef from cattle grazing on the wild grasses and natural herbs that grow on the North York Moors.
Cast cows leading price per head: Limousin PS1484 Maison Gill, PS1366 Mirkbooths, PS1314 Milton Mains, PS1274 Thornham Hill Farm, PS1218 Woodhall Farm, PS1202 Wyse Hill Farm, PS1179 Nealhouse Farm, PS1178, PS1089 Kiln Close Farm, PS1069 Greenfield, PS1036 Reddings, British Blue PS1428 Kinkry Hill Farm, PS1348 Holme House, Blonde PS1374 Maison Gill, British Blue PS1270 Nealhouse Farm, Holstein Friesian PS1051, PS1014, PS944, PS911, PS901, PS857 Moorhouse Farm, Simmental PS958 Greystone House, Holstein PS921, PS831 Moorhouse Farm, PS833 Crossrigg Farm, Longhorn PS532 High Acres, Belted Galloway PS510 Craigs.
Their home at Buckland Manor Farm enjoys some of the best views in the area and is home to Mrs Shortt's organic herd of pedigree Belted Galloway cattle.
Steven said: "Our team name is Big N Beltit and our old car has been covered in fake fur to resemble a Belted Galloway cow.
As well as the Dexter beef, we are talking to them about supplying speciality meat from our Belted Galloway cattle.
Isaiah French, 12, was having a tough time in the show ring with Stephanie -- but his 800-pound Belted Galloway that is also part Black Angus won him a blue ribbon.
The tiny Belted Galloway calf was even too small to reach its mother's teets and had to be fed through a sheep's feeding tube.
Situated in the heart of the Sirhowy Valley Country Park, its 39 acres are home to Welsh Black and Belted Galloway cattle, Badger-faced sheep, Tamworth pigs and a variety of chickens and ducks.
On a clear, sunny morning in July, Mother Augusta Collins stands in front of a cattle barn and calls to a herd of Belted Galloway cattle.
As well as awarding a prize for the Supreme Beef Cattle Championship, Waitrose is sponsoring Native Breed classes for Welsh Black, Sussex, Aberdeen Angus, Longhorn, Lincoln Red, Murray Grey, Beef Shorthorn, British White, Galloway, Belted Galloway, Hereford, Highland, South Devon, Devon and Red Poll.
Clancy is a cow born without the prominent white belt of his fellow Belted Galloway cows.