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stewartry

Line breaks: stew¦art|ry
Pronunciation: /ˈstjuːətri
 
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(also stewardry /ˈstjuːədri/)

Definition of stewartry in English:

noun (plural stewartries)

1A former territorial division of Scotland (abolished in 1747) under the jurisdiction of a steward.
1.1 (The Stewartry) The Kirkcudbright district of Galloway.

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