Stewartry

Stewartry is a committee area in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. It was formerly (1975-96) one of four local government districts in the Dumfries and Galloway Region of Scotland. The district was formed by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, and took its name from The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, the original designation of the former county...
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Stewartry

• (n.) The office of a steward; stewardship. • (n.) In Scotland, the jurisdiction of a steward; also, the lands under such jurisdiction. • (n.) An overseer or superintendent.
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Stewartry

Stew'art·ry noun 1. An overseer or superintendent. [ R.] 'The stewartry of provisions.' Tooke. 2. The office of a steward; stewardship. [ R.] Byron. 3. In Scotland, the jurisdiction of a steward; also, the lands under such jurisdiction.
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