Roxburgh Rox"burgh (?; Scot. ?), n. [From the third duke of Roxburgh (Scotland), a noted book collector who had his books so bound.] A style of bookbinding in which the back is plain leather, the sides paper or cloth, the top gilt-edged, but the front and bottom left uncut. [1913 Webster]

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  • Roxburgh — Koordinaten 55° 34′ N, 2° 29′ W …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Roxburgh —    ROXBURGH, a parish and village, in the county of Roxburgh; containing, with the village of Hieton, 979 inhabitants, of whom 123 are in the village of Roxburgh, 4 miles (S. W.) from Kelso. This place, which in old documents is written… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Roxburgh — (spr. börrŏ), auch Teviotdale, Grafschaft in Südschottland, 1723 qkm, (1901) 48.793 E.; Hauptstadt Jedburgh …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Roxburgh — (Raksborgh) od. Teviotdale (Tiwwiotdehl), südschott. Grafschaft, ziemlich fruchtbares Hügelland mit 51000 E. auf 333/4 QM. Die Hauptstadt Jedburgh (Dschedbörgh) hat 3700 E.; unweit davon, am Tweed, die Ruinen von R. Castle …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Roxburgh —   [ rɔksbərə], ehemalige County in Südschottland, seit 1996 Teil des Verwaltungsdistrikts Scottish Borders.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Roxburgh — [räks′bə reshir΄, räks′bə reshərräks′bər ə] former county & former district of S Scotland: also, for the county, Roxburghshire [räks′bə reshir΄, räks′bə reshər] …   English World dictionary

  • Roxburgh — infobox UK place country = Scotland official name= Roxburgh latitude=55.56814 longitude= 2.47727 map type=Scotland gaelic name= Rosbrog scots name= Roxburgh, Rosbroch os grid reference= NT700306 population= 70 unitary scotland= Scottish Borders… …   Wikipedia

  • Roxburgh — 55° 34′ 05″ N 2° 28′ 38″ W / 55.56814, 2.47727 Roxburgh est u …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Roxburgh — This ancient Scottish surname is locational in origin, from the place called Roxburgh near Kelso in what is now the Borders county of Scotland, formerly Roxburghshire. The placename is composed of Northern Olde English (pre 7th Century) elements …   Surnames reference

  • Roxburgh — or Roxburghshire geographical name former county SE Scotland capital Jedburgh …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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