Reference Entry

Dumfries (Scotland/UK)

John Everett-Heath

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

Second edition


Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199580897

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Dunfres

Derived from dùn and the Gaelic preas ‘copse’ to give a ‘fortified position in woodland’.

Reference Entry.  18 words. 

Subjects: Names Studies

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