Solway Firth

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Sol·way Firth

An arm of the Irish Sea separating northwest England from southwest Scotland.
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Solway Firth

(Placename) an inlet of the Irish Sea between SW Scotland and NW England. Length: about 56 km (35 miles)
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Sol′way Firth′

(ˈsɒl weɪ)
an arm of the Irish Sea between SW Scotland and NW England. 38 mi. (61 km) long.
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Noun1.Solway Firth - a large firth on the west coast of Britain between England and ScotlandSolway Firth - a large firth on the west coast of Britain between England and Scotland
Great Britain, GB - an island comprising England and Scotland and Wales
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Cumbria's Solway Coast and the Northumberland Coast saw the biggest jump at 124%, with prices at pounds 178,049 and pounds 185,376, followed by Kent Downs - up 115% to pounds 320,090.
When he found that the earl was not home, Jones, who was born down the Solway coast at Kirkbean, instead plundered the family silver.
Two colonies of the tadpole shrimp, Triops cancriformis, were found at Caerlaverock on the Solway Coast of Dumfriesshire, reports the Independent.