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Galloway,

region, Dumfries and Galloway, SW Scotland. It formerly was divided between the now abolished counties of Wigtownshire and Kirkcudbrightshire. The Rhinns, or Rinns, of Galloway is a rocky double peninsula that juts into the North Channel of the Irish Sea; its southern extremity is called the Mull of Galloway and is the southernmost point in Scotland. The black, hornless Galloway cattle have long been bred in this region. Dairying is the primary industry. The region has been suggested as a likely site for the kingdom of Rheged (A.D. 6th–7th cent.).

Galloway

1. an area of SW Scotland, on the Solway Firth: consists of the former counties of Kirkcudbright and Wigtown, now part of Dumfries and Galloway; in the west is a large peninsula, the Rhinns of Galloway, with the Mull of Galloway, a promontory, at the south end of it (the southernmost point of Scotland)
2. a breed of hardy beef cattle, usually black, originally bred in Galloway
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Jackie Grant Four young farmers from Dumfries and Galloway have been in America at the Denver Cattle Show on a learning journey organised by the Galloway Cattle Society.
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The project is part of the society's Defining Galloway Beef project, which is part funded by the region's LEADER programme.
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