• WordNet 3.6
    • n Galloway breed of hardy black chiefly beef cattle native to Scotland
    • n Galloway a district in southwestern Scotland
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Sawney Beane, his wife, 8 sons, 6 daughters, and 32 grandchildren were a family of cannibals that lived in the caves near Galloway, Scotland in the early 17th Century. Although the total number is not known, it is believed they claimed over 50 victims per year. The entire family was taken by an army detachment to Edinburgh and executed, apparently without trial
    • n Galloway (Zoöl) A small horse of a breed raised at Galloway, Scotland; -- called also garran, and garron.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Galloway One of a breed of horses of small size (under fifteen hands high), first raised in Galloway in Scotland, characterized by great spirit and endurance.
    • n Galloway A breed of hornless cattle, of great antiquity, developed in the highlands of southwestern Scotland. The skin is dark, the hair usually black, and the body deep. They are hardy and docile.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Galloway gal′o-wā a small strong horse, 13-15 hands high, originally from Galloway in Scotland: a breed of large black hornless cattle.
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In literature:

Solway, not the Galloway Solway.
"Red Cap Tales" by Samuel Rutherford Crockett
That was the Roebuck-Galloway situation.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 6, July 1905" by Various
Unfortunately, I have never met Mr. Galloway Weir, but I have heard much of the zeal of himself and his agents.
"Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland" by Daniel Turner Holmes
But Galloway, a land pervaded with romance, claims at least one ballad that can rank with the best.
"The Balladists" by John Geddie
Across the Bay of Leece, from the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse to Barrowhead; 10 miles in 4 hours.
"Anecdotes & Incidents of the Deaf and Dumb" by W. R. Roe
The ancient district of Galloway, in which the Selkirk home was situated, had long been known as the Whig country.
"The Red River Colony" by Louis Aubrey Wood
Patrick Galloway, gave news of Henderson.
"James VI and the Gowrie Mystery" by Andrew Lang
Perhaps the reason was that Claverhouse found himself much alone in Galloway.
"The Men of the Moss-Hags" by S. R. Crockett
About that time Galloway gave his bachelor dinner in the private dining-room upstairs.
"The Case and Exceptions" by Frederick Trevor Hill
Duchrae, Galloway, on the 24th of September 1860, the son of a Galloway farmer.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
The light-coloured chesnut galloway of De Lares was, on the other hand, a splendid animal and a capital runner.
"The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 1 (of 2)" by Bernal Diaz del Castillo
I was getting old, but I built at Galloway Mill.
"Thy Rocks and Rills" by Robert Ernest Gilbert
But my good Galloway Scots might be better, and I mean to make it so.
"A Thief in the Night" by E. W. Hornung
The cathedral church of Galloway, at Whithorn, of English foundation, was a church of Praemonstratensians.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
Mary Galloway's going to propose me as a member of the College Dramatic Union!
"A Pair of Schoolgirls" by Angela Brazil
He was bitterly opposed by Mr. Galloway but was elected by a handsome majority.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution" by L. Carroll Judson
Dooley, Cawley-Smith and Galloway, all I.A.R.O.
"A Kut Prisoner" by H. C. W. Bishop
I was on my way to join a family in Galloway, where I long acted in the capacity of tutor.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various
She had done all that I could have done myself, had I been at home; and a fitter person than Thomas Galloway could not have been sent.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various
But I must get on with my Diary of this Galloway journey, and the "Sweethearty" things we saw there.
"Sweethearts at Home" by S. R. Crockett

In poetry:

I'd liefer ride my gay galloway
Or my brother's shaggy roan;
Why sud I fash wi' forty dogs
When I luve to ride alone!
"Yorkshire Gypsy" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
Ho! my Jerry, my game galloway,
Five lang miles wheer walls are gray,
Wheer ling-bobs flower an' curlew play,
Hold hard, my Jerry, hold hard!
"T' Lass to her Galloway* "Jerry"" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
We left the murk of Merseyside, we left the flaring town;
All smouldering red by Spanish Head the stormy sun went down;
We saw the lamp blink out and in the Mull o' Galloway,
And at dead of night to Rathlin Light a long good-bye did say —
"Rathlin Head" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

How Galloway's guiding hand set the stage for Waynesville's success.
Clark and Jean Ann Toothman of St Clairsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Marie Toothman, to Andrew Michael Hess , son of Chris Hess and Kelly Galloway of Moundsville.
George Galloway not a terrorist, just a holy terror.
It started with 15 head of Galloway cattle he brought up from North Dakota.'s Todd Archer joins Galloway and Company to discuss the Cowboys' injury woes and preview the Redskins game.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Richard Stockton College will open its instructional site in the Manahawkin section of Stafford Township, Ocean County, for the fall semester.
Jewish group proud of role in barring Galloway.
Galloway Beats Labour in UK Parliament Election Upset.
Lee Galloway never goes anywhere without a spare copy of Waynesville's yard waste ordinance.
Republican challenger Pam Galloway of Wausau has defeated him.
With 98 percent of precincts reporting, Galloway had 52 percent of the vote.
Music was provided by Rosemary Hauser, organist, and Robin Galloway and Richard Maas, vocalists.
Galloway Township man photographs snakes mating , then fighting, then eating each other.
Galloway 24 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl.
4 E Jimmy Leeds Road, Suite 4 Galloway, NJ 08205.

In science:

Galloway et al. proved that the HM soliton is the unique static metric in a class of metrics with the given asymptotic conditions.
Report on GR16, Session A3: Mathematical Studies of the Field Equations
The proof uses complete null lines constructed using the convexity of the boundary together with a null splitting theorem of Galloway to prove that the universal cover of the conformal compactification ( ˜Σ, ˜h) splits as a metric product Rn−2 × W with the metric on W determined uniquely by the field equations.
Report on GR16, Session A3: Mathematical Studies of the Field Equations
Assuming gravitational radiation as the driving force behind the mass transfer, Galloway et al. found a lower limit to the distance of 6 kpc.
An observational review of accretion-driven millisecond X-ray pulsars
Assuming gravitational radiation as the driving force behind the mass transfer, Galloway et al. found a lower limit to the distance of 6 kpc.
Observations of millisecond X-ray pulsars
I) bursts (where available) tabled in the catalog of Galloway et al. (2006a, in preparation).
Accretion-powered Millisecond Pulsar Outbursts
It must be so, since the source inventory now includes transient X-ray binaries with recurrence times up to 32 years (Galloway et al. 2005; Tomsick et al. 2005).
Astrophysics in 2006
Galloway, “On the topology of the domain of outer communication,” Class.
Black Holes in Higher Dimensions
Noting this fact, Galloway and Schoen16), 14) have shown, as a natural generalization of Hawking’s topology result mentioned above to higher dimensions, that an apparent horizon must admit a Riemannian metric of positive scalar curvature.
Topology and Uniqueness of Higher Dimensional Black Holes
Galloway and Schoen’s topology theorem16) provides the non-trivial restriction on possible topology of apparent as well as the event horizons.
Topology and Uniqueness of Higher Dimensional Black Holes
We fitted the time-resolved net burst spectra with a single-temperature blackbody model (bbodyrad in XSPEC), as generally burst spectra are well fitted by a blackbody (Galloway et al. 2008).
Coherent oscillations and the evolution of the emission area in the decaying phase of radius-expansion bursts from 4U 1636-53
During the fitting we kept the hydrogen column density, NH , fixed at 0.36 × 1022 cm−2 (Pandel et al. 2008), and to calculate the radius of the emitting blackbody area in km, Rbb , we assumed a distance of 5.95 kpc (Galloway et al. 2008).
Coherent oscillations and the evolution of the emission area in the decaying phase of radius-expansion bursts from 4U 1636-53
In fact Chru´sciel and Galloway 11) have constructed examples of nowhere differentiable Cauchy horizons and Budzy´nski, Kondracki and this author have shown 12) that a class of nowhere differentiable Cauchy horizons is large.
Nature of singularities in gravitational collapse
Galloway, Some results on Cauchy surface criteria in Lorentzian geometry, Il linois J.
Smooth globally hyperbolic splittings and temporal functions
Galloway, G. J., On the topology of black holes, Comm.
Quasi-local mass and the existence of horizons
Shortly after that, Cai-Galloway relaxed the assumption to allow the boundary of M has non-negative Yamabe constant.
Finiteness and vanishing results on weighted Poincare inequality of complete manifolds