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[duhm-frees] /dʌmˈfris/

Also called Dumfriesshire
[duhm-frees-sheer, -sher] /dʌmˈfrisˌʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA). a historic county in S Scotland.
a burgh of Dumfries and Galloway in S Scotland: burial place of Robert Burns.
/dʌmˈfriːsˌʃɪə; -ʃə/
(until 1975) a county in S Scotland, on the Solway Firth, now part of Dumfries and Galloway
a town in S Scotland on the River Nith, administrative centre of Dumfries and Galloway. Pop: 31 146 (2001)


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