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Ayr

 (âr)
A town of southwest Scotland at the mouth of the Ayr River on the Firth of Clyde.

Ayr

(ɛə)
n
(Placename) a port in SW Scotland, in South Ayrshire. Pop: 46 431 (2001)

Ayr

(ɛər)

n.
1. a seaport in SW Scotland. 49,481.
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