geographical name see Selkirk II, 1

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  • Selkirkshire —    SELKIRKSHIRE, an inland county, in the south of Scotland, bounded on the north by the counties of Peebles and Edinburgh, on the south by Dumfries shire, on the east by Roxburghshire, and on the west by Peebleshire. It lies between 55° 22 and… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Selkirkshire — (spr. ßéll körkschir), Grafschaft im südöstlichen Schottland, grenzt im Süden an Dumfriesshire, im O. an Roxburgh und Berwickshire, im N. an Edinburgh und Peeblesshire und im W. an Lanarkshire und hat ein Areal von 666 qkm (12,1 QM.) mit (1901)… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Selkirkshire — Selkirk   County (until circa 1890)   Country Scotland …   Wikipedia

  • Selkirkshire — 55°30′N 3°00′W / 55.5, 3 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Selkirkshire — Lage von Selkirkshire in Schottland Selkirkshire ist eine traditionelle Grafschaft im Südosten von Schottland. Historische Hauptstadt und namensgebender Ort ist die Stadt Selkirk. Als Verwaltungsgrafschaft bestand Selkirkshire zwischen 1890 und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Selkirkshire — ▪ former county, Scotland, United Kingdom also called  Selkirk        historic county in southeastern Scotland, occupying a rolling upland region dissected by the valleys of the Ettrick and Yarrow waters (rivers), which merge in the east with the …   Universalium

  • Selkirkshire — Situación geográfica del antiguo condado de Selkirkshire, Escocia. Selkirkshire o Condado de Selkirk es un condado tradicional (registration county, en inglés) de Escocia. Limita con Peebles al oeste, con Midlothian al norte, con Berwick al… …   Wikipedia Español

  • selkirkshire — ˈsel(ˌ)kərkˌshi(ə)r, shər adjective or selkirk Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: from Selkirkshire or Selkirk, Scotland : of or from the county of Selkirk, Scotland : of the kind or style prevalent in Selkirk …   Useful english dictionary

  • SELKIRKSHIRE —    (27), a south inland county of Scotland; extends S. from the corner of Midlothian to Dumfriesshire, between Peebles (W.) and Roxburgh (E.); the grassy slopes of its hills afford splendid pasturage, and sheep farming is a flourishing industry;… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • selkirkshire — sel·kirk·shire …   English syllables

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