Definition of Galloway in English:


Syllabification: Gal·lo·way
Pronunciation: /ˈgaləˌwā


  • An animal of a breed of cattle that originated in Galloway, Scotland. They are hornless and black and are raised for beef.
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    • Shorthorns are the oldest recorded breed of cattle in Britain and, like the light-footed Galloways who were brought in to the 235-hectare former RAF base last September, they are hardy enough to live outside all year round.
    • After seeing an advert, he and his wife, Rose, travelled to the Isle of Mull to look at some Galloways and knew they had found the right breed.
    • I'll take his word over that of the Khans or Galloways of this world any day.

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