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.
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He was the son of a Dumfriesshire baronet, the representative of the House of Redgauntlet.
Tom had carried his pigs to a better than any Dumfriesshire market.
A.R. Hope Moncrieff
He died at Moffat, Dumfriesshire, on the 26th of November 1836.
Dumfriesshire, at any rate, may have been settled in this way.
George Tobias Flom
Walter Scott, another of the founders, was born in Moffat, Dumfriesshire.
George Fraser Black
British Dictionary definitions for dumfriesshire Dumfriesshire noun (until 1975) a county in S Scotland, on the Solway Firth, now part of Dumfries and Galloway 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