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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Noel Vanstone have been traced across the Solway Firth to Dumfries, and thence to a cottage a few miles from the town, on the banks of the Nith.
The little village of Ecclefechan was about six miles from the Solway Firth, among the pasture lands of the bale of Annan.
Seven bands will begin playing for one and a half hours each, beginning at noon, and will include Andy Rueter, Matt Smegal and Audrey Miller of The Get Down, the Cody Lee Band, Ryman's Way, Rockaholic, and the Solway Firth Space Band.
A rescue operation was launched in the Solway Firth on Monday in a bid to save three stranded porpoises.
Nestled within 130 acres of lush parkland in Silloth-on-Sea, overlooking the Solway Firth, the Park is an ideal base to explore the surrounding Northern Lakes, Hadrians Wall or the hustle and bustle of Carlisle for shopping and nightlife.
He added:"This is the first time we have held awards purely for pork products and the response has been tremendous with Scotland's butchers from the Moray Firth to the Solway Firth rising to the challenge to produce some amazing tasty and innovative dishes.
They're panic buying everywhere from Sky to Solway Firth.
STANWIX Park is situated on Cumbria's Solway coast next to a designated area of outstanding natural beauty with breathtaking views over the Solway Firth.
Chris added: "It's right beside the coast road at the top of cliffs overlooking the Solway Firth.
Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom, September 10, 2015 --( Last Sunday ROXOA Group's copywriter, Jack Hudson, washed-up onto the mud flats of the Solway Firth in Cumbria.