Definition of Galloway

1. Noun. A district in southwestern Scotland.

Generic synonyms: District, Dominion, Territorial Dominion, Territory
Group relationships: Scotland
Derivative terms: Galwegian



2. Noun. Breed of hardy black chiefly beef cattle native to Scotland.
Generic synonyms: Beef, Beef Cattle

Definition of Galloway

1. n. A small horse of a breed raised at Galloway, Scotland; -- called also garran, and garron.

Definition of Galloway

1. Proper noun. A formerly Gaelic-speaking region in the southwestern-most corner of Scotland as part of Dumfries and Galloway council area. Its capital is Kirkcudbright. ¹

2. Noun. A kind of small horse. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Galloway

1. A small horse of a breed raised at Galloway, Scotland. Synonym: garran, and garron. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Galloway

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"JT galloway, PATRICK (1551 P- 1 ( ii'ti !" ), Scottish divine, was born about 1551. In 1576 he was appointed minister of the parishes of Foulis ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"The galloway is a breed of beef cattle which derives its name from the province ... If any so-called galloway presents the slightest appearance of horns he ..."

3. Types and Breeds of Farm Animals by Charles Sumner Plumb (1906)
"CHAPTER XXX THE galloway The native home of galloway cattle is in southwestern Scotland adjacent to the sea. Here exists a district, comprising the counties ..."

4. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1920)
"Action by James E. Whitehead against James O. galloway and others. To review a judgment of the Supreme Court of Oklahoma (153 Рас. 1101), ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"In 1190 Roland, lord of galloway, built for Cistercians from Melrose the fine abbey of Glenluce, of which the only remains are the foundations of the nave, ..."

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