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A town of southern Scotland south-southwest of Edinburgh. Robert Burns is buried here.
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(Placename) a town in S Scotland on the River Nith, administrative centre of Dumfries and Galloway. Pop: 31 146 (2001)
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1. Also called Dum•fries•shire (dʌmˈfrisˌʃɪər, -ʃər) a historic county in S Scotland.
2. a burgh of Dumfries and Galloway in S Scotland: burial place of Robert Burns. 57,149.
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