how to pronounce galloway


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the above transcription of galloway is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

galloway is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of galloway in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… in Dumfries and Galloway is shut returns …”

meanings of galloway


  1. A surname​.
  2. A formerly Gaelic-speaking region in the southwestern-most corner of Scotland as part of Dumfries and Galloway council area. Its capital is Kirkcudbright.


  1. A kind of small horse.
  2. One of a breed of beef-producing cattle, originating in Galloway, Scotland.

galloway frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word galloway occurs in english on average 3.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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