Dumfries [duhm-frees] EXAMPLES| noun Also called Dum·fries·shire [duhm-frees-sheer, -sher] /dʌmˈfrisˌʃɪər, -ʃər/. a historic county in S Scotland. a burgh of Dumfries and Galloway in S Scotland: burial place of Robert Burns.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for dumfries Contemporary Examples of dumfries
He was just reading it as it appeared on autocue and quite enjoyed the royal references to Balmoral and Dumfries House.
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Historical Examples of dumfries
Please write me by first post, and direct to me at Ellisland, near Dumfries.
Consequently the Dumfries Hampden was forthwith haled to prison.
He was educated at the Dumfries academy and Edinburgh University.
The Dumfries coach had reached Moffat, where it became snowed up.
J. Wilson Hyde
None of the young men, therefore, could be spared to carry a message to Dumfries.
S. R. Crockett
British Dictionary definitions for dumfries Dumfries noun a town in S Scotland on the River Nith, administrative centre of Dumfries and Galloway. Pop: 31 146 (2001) Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012