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English nameDumfries
Gaelic nameDùn Phris
Meaninghill-fort at the thicket

Location and type of place name

LocationDumfries and Galloway
Local authorityDumfries and Galloway ~ Dùn Phris is Gall-Ghàidhealaibh
Parish post 1891
County post 1891
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townDUMFRIES
Postcode areaDG1
OS sheet number321
OS grid referenceNX976764
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG dùn ~ hill-fort; preas ~ thicket
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Further Information

Language notes 
Sourcesdun-fris: Dieckhoff
Chunna mi Dun-Phris 'us Cataobh: An Duanaire, 1868, 46
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