Galwegian
adjective or noun see Galloway II

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  • Galwegian — may refer to: * someone from Galloway in Scotland **Galwegian Gaelic, an extinct dialect of Gaelic spoken in Galloway * someone from Galway in Ireland **Galwegians RFC, a rugby union club in Galway …   Wikipedia

  • Galwegian — [gal wē′jən] adj. 1. of Galloway or its people 2. of Galway or its people n. a person born or living in Galloway or Galway …   English World dictionary

  • Galwegian — /gal wee jeuhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the region of Galloway, Scotland. n. 2. a native or inhabitant of Galloway. [1765 75; irreg. < ML Galwedi(a) GALLOWAY + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Galwegian — 1. adjective a) Pertaining to Galloway, Scotland or to its historic people, language and culture. b) Pertaining to Galway, Ireland, or to its residents. 2. noun Someone from Galway or Galloway …   Wiktionary

  • galwegian — gal·we·gian …   English syllables

  • Galwegian — /gælˈwidʒən/ (say gal weejuhn) noun 1. a native or inhabitant of Galloway. –adjective 2. of or relating to Galloway. {Galloway1) + wegian (by analogy with Norwegian)} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Galwegian — adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the Scottish district of Galloway or its people • Pertains to noun: ↑Galloway • Derivationally related forms: ↑Galloway …   Useful english dictionary

  • Galwegian Gaelic — is an extinct Goidelic dialect formerly spoken in South West Scotland. It was spoken by the independent kings of Galloway in their time, and by the people of Galloway and Carrick until the early modern period. It was once spoken in Annandale and… …   Wikipedia

  • Fergus of Galloway — was King, or Lord, of Galloway from an unknown date (probably in the 1110s), until his death in 1161. He was the founder of that sub kingdom, the resurrector of the Bishopric of Whithorn, the patron of new abbeys (e.g. Dundrennan Abbey), and much …   Wikipedia

  • Scotland in the High Middle Ages — The history of Scotland in the High Middle Ages covers Scotland in the era between the death of Domnall II in 900 AD and the death of king Alexander III in 1286, which led indirectly to the Scottish Wars of Independence.In the tenth and eleventh… …   Wikipedia

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