Dumfriesshire

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Dumfriesshire

or

Dumfries,

former county, SW Scotland. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, Dumfriesshire became (1975) part of the new Dumfries and Galloway region (now a council area).
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Dumfriesshire

(until 1975) a county in S Scotland, on the Solway Firth, now part of Dumfries and Galloway
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