I. biographical name Alexander 1676-1721 Scottish marooned sailor II. geographical name 1. (or Selkirkshire) former county SE Scotland 2. burgh SE of Edinburgh population 5417

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Selkirk — bezeichnet: Selkirk (Schottland), Stadt in Schottland Selkirk (Manitoba), Stadt in Manitoba, Kanada Selkirk (New York), Stadt in New York, USA Selkirk (Lokomotive), Lokomotivserie der Canadian Pacific Railway Fort Selkirk, ehemaliger… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Selkirk —    SELKIRK, a burgh, market town, and parish, partly in the district of Hawick, county of Roxburgh, and partly in the county of Selkirk, of which it is the chief town, 22 miles (S. E. by E.) from Peebles, and 38 (S. E. by S.) from Edinburgh;… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Selkirk — (Alexander) (1676 1721) marin écossais abandonné dans une île inhabitée au large du Chili, où il resta six ans (1703 1709). Il mourut en mer. D. Defoe a tiré de cette aventure Robinson Crusoé (1719). Selkirk (monts) chaîne montagneuse du Canada,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Selkirk — Selkirk, Hauptstadt der danach benannten Grafschaft in Schottland, am Ettrick, mit schönem Rathaus, Lateinschule, Woll und Schuhfabrikation, Denkmälern Mungo Parks (in der Nähe von S. geboren) und Sir Walter Scotts und (1901) 5701 Einw. 5 km… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Selkirk — (spr. ßéllkörk), Grafschaft im südl. Schottland, 666 qkm, (1901) 23.339 E. – Der Hauptort S., am Ettrick, 5701 E …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Selkirk — Selkirk, Alexander …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Selkirk — [sel′kk̂shir, sel′kk̂shərsel′kʉrk΄] former county of S Scotland: also Selkirkshire [sel′kk̂shir, sel′kk̂shər] …   English World dictionary

  • Selkirk — infobox UK place country = Scotland official name= Selkirk latitude=55.550 longitude= 2.84002 map type=Scotland population = 5,839 os grid reference= NT471288 unitary scotland= Scottish Borders lieutenancy scotland= Roxburgh, Ettrick and… …   Wikipedia

  • Selkirk — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Selkirk est un burgh royal en Écosse. Selkirk est aussi : Selkirk est une ville du Manitoba au Canada. Selkirk Interlake est une circonscription… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Selkirk — This famous Scottish surname is locational and originates from the town of Selkirk. Recorded in the surname spellings of Selcraig, Selkrig and the more popular Selkirk, it is one of the earliest of Scottish hereditary surnames. Locational… …   Surnames reference

  • Selkirk — 1 Original name in latin Selkirk Name in other language Selkirk, slkrk, Селкирк, Селкірк State code CA Continent/City America/Winnipeg longitude 50.1436 latitude 96.88452 altitude 227 Population 9653 Date 2008 04 11 2 Original name in latin… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”