See also: galloway

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Etymology edit

From Scottish Gaelic (eadar na) Gall-Ghàidhealaibh (literally (among the) foreign Gaels), a term used for Gaelic-speaking Norse settlers.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɡæləweɪ/
  • Hyphenation: Gal‧lo‧way

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Galloway within Scotland.


  1. A formerly Gaelic-speaking region in the southwestern-most corner of Scotland, now part of Dumfries and Galloway council area. Its capital is Kirkcudbright.
  2. A number of places in the United States:
    1. An unincorporated community in Lakefield Township, Saginaw County and Lafayette Township, Gratiot County, Michigan.
    2. A neighbourhood of Springfield, Greene County, Missouri.
    3. A township in Atlantic County, New Jersey.
    4. An unincorporated community in Prairie Township, Franklin County, Ohio.
    5. An unincorporated community in Panola County, Texas.
    6. A census-designated place and coal town in Barbour County, West Virginia.
    7. An unincorporated community in the town of Franzen, Marathon County, Wisconsin.
  3. A locality in Yellowhead County, Alberta, Canada.
  4. A rural locality in Central Otago district, north-east of Alexandra, Otago, New Zealand. [1]
  5. A surname.

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Galloway (plural Galloways)

  1. One of a breed of beef-producing cattle, originating in Galloway, Scotland.

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