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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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