Definition of Gretna Green in English:

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Gretna Green

Pronunciation: /ˌɡretnə ˈɡrēn/
A village in Scotland just north of the English border, near Carlisle, formerly a popular place for young runaway couples from England to be married without the parental consent required.

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Syllabification: Gret·na Green

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