Dumfries



[duhm-frees] /dʌmˈfris/

noun
1.
Also called Dumfriesshire
[duhm-frees-sheer, -sher] /dʌmˈfrisˌʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA). a historic county in S Scotland.
2.
a burgh of Dumfries and Galloway in S Scotland: burial place of Robert Burns.
/dʌmˈfriːs/
noun
1.
a town in S Scotland on the River Nith, administrative centre of Dumfries and Galloway. Pop: 31 146 (2001)

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