Reference Entry

Dumfries

A. D. Mills

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

Published in print January 2011 | ISBN: 9780199609086
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191739446
Dumfries

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Dunfres c.1183. ‘Woodland stronghold’. Gaelic dùn + preas ‘copse, thicket’.

Reference Entry.  12 words. 

Subjects: Names Studies

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