Galloway \Gal"lo*way\, n. (Zo["o]l.) A small horse of a breed raised at Galloway, Scotland; -- called also {garran}, and {garron}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Galloway — (Gaelic: Gall Ghaidhealaibh , pronounced|əŋ ɡauɫ̪ɣəɫ̪əv or Gallobha , Lowland Scots Gallowa ) is an area in southwestern Scotland. It usually refers to the former counties of Wigtown (or historically West Galloway) and Kirkcudbright (or… …   Wikipedia

  • Galloway — bezeichnet Galloway (Neuseeland), Ort in Neuseeland Galloway (Ohio), gemeindefreies Gebiet im US Bundesstaat Ohio Galloway (Texas), gemeindefreies Gebiet im US Bundesstaat Texas Galloway (West Virginia), gemeindefreies Gebiet im US Bundesstaat… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Galloway — (en gaélico Gall Ghàidhealaibh) es un área localizada al suroeste de Escocia. Normalmente, se refiere como Galloway a las provincias de Wigtonshire, históricamente conocida como West Galloway, (Galloway oeste), y Kirkcudbright, conocido como East …   Wikipedia Español

  • Galloway — Galloway1 [gal′ə wā΄] n. any of a breed of polled beef cattle, usually black with a curly coat, resembling the Aberdeen Angus and originating in the district of Galloway Galloway2 [gal′ə wā΄] former district of SW Scotland: now part of DUMFRIES… …   English World dictionary

  • Galloway — (spr. gállo ŭē, v. sächs. Gallweia, lat. Gallwegia), Land der aus Irland im 9. und 10. Jahrh. eingewanderten Kelten (Galli), im südwestlichen Schottland. Die Landschaft umfaßt Wigtown und Kirkcudbrightshire und endet südlich mit dem steilen… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Galloway — (spr. gällŏwĕ), Landschaft und Halbinsel in Südwestschottland (Grafsch. Wigton und Kirkcudbright) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Galloway — district in southwestern Scotland, M.L. Gallovidia, from Welsh Gallwyddel, Ir. Gallgaidhil, lit. foreign Gaels. The adj. Galwegian is on analogy of Norwegian …   Etymology dictionary

  • Galloway — 55°03′N 4°08′W / 55.05, 4.133 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Galloway — /gal euh way /, n. 1. a historic region in SW Scotland. 2. one of a Scottish breed of beef cattle having a coat of curly, black hair. 3. one of a Scottish breed of small, strong horses. * * * ▪ region, Scotland, United Kingdom       traditional… …   Universalium

  • Galloway — Recorded as Gallaway, Galloway, and in the registers of the city of London as Galawaie, Galaway, Gillaway, Gilloway, and even Golaway, this surname is Scottish. It is of locational origins from the county of Galloway in the South West of the… …   Surnames reference

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