geographical name royal burgh SE Scotland SE of Edinburgh

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  • Jedburgh —    JEDBURGH, a burgh, market town, and parish, in the district of Jedburgh, county of Roxburgh, of which it is the capital, 11 miles (S. W. by S.) from Kelso, and 49 (S. E. by S.) from Edinburgh; containing, with the villages of Bongate,… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Jedburgh — • Augustinian abbey, in the town of the same name, established as a priory by David I, King of Scots, in 1118, and colonized by Canons Regular of St. Augustine from the Abbey of St Quentin, at Beauvais, France Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Jedburgh — Jedburgh, Hauptstadt der schottischen Grafschaft Roxburgh, in einem tiefen Thale am Jed; gothische Kirche, Obergericht, Grafschaftsgefängniß, Wollen u. Baumwollenmanufacturen, Gerberei; 3000 Ew …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Jedburgh — (spr. dschéddbŏro), Hauptstadt (royal burgh) von Roxburghshire (Schottland), im tiefen Tal des Jed (zum Teviot), mit Abteiruine, Schloß (früher Gefängnis), Museum, Lateinschule, Fabrikation von Wollenzeug und Decken und (1901) 2222 Einw. J. ist… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Jedburgh — infobox UK place country = Scotland official name= Jedburgh latitude= 55.477 longitude= 2.546 gaelic name= Deadard scots name= Jeddart, Jethart population = 4,090 os grid reference= NT6520 unitary scotland= Scottish Borders lieutenancy scotland=… …   Wikipedia

  • Jedburgh — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Jedburgh (homonymie). Article détaillé : Liste des équipes Jedburgh. Jedburgh est une opération menée par les forces alliées pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, qui avait pour objectif de coordonner l action …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jedburgh — Original name in latin Jedburgh Name in other language Deadard, Dzhedburg, Jedburg, Jedburgh, jedobara, Джедбург State code GB Continent/City Europe/London longitude 55.47997 latitude 2.552 altitude 77 Population 4045 Date 2010 08 03 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Jedburgh — /jed berr oh, bur oh/ or, esp. Brit., / breuh/, n. a border town in the Borders region, in SE Scotland: ruins of an abbey. 3874. * * * ▪ Scotland, United Kingdom       royal burgh (town), Scottish Borders council area, historic county of… …   Universalium

  • Jedburgh — noun a) A town in the region. b) Code name for teams of three parachuted into Occupied Europe (primarily France, but also Holland and Belgium) beginning on D Day (June 6, 1944) to aid local Resistance groups. The men consisted of a British or… …   Wiktionary

  • JEDBURGH —    (3), county town of Roxburghshire, picturesquely situated on the Jed, 30 m. SW. of Berwick, and 10 m. SW. of Kelso; is an ancient town of many historic memories; made a royal burgh by David I.; contains the ruins of an abbey, and has some… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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