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falkirk

Fal·kirk
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawl-kurk]
    • /ˈfɔl kɜrk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawl-kurk]
    • /ˈfɔl kɜrk/

Definitions of falkirk word

  • noun falkirk an administrative district in the Central region, in S central Scotland. 110 sq. mi. (285 sq. km). 1
  • noun falkirk a city in this district, W of Edinburgh: Scots under Wallace defeated by the English in 1298. 1
  • noun falkirk a town in Scotland, the administrative centre of Falkirk council area: scene of Edward I's defeat of Wallace (1298) and Prince Charles Edward's defeat of General Hawley (1746); formerly a major iron and steel centre; the Falkirk Wheel, an innovative rotating canal boat lift, is nearby. Pop: 32 379 (2001) 0
  • noun falkirk a council area in central Scotland, on the Firth of Forth: created in 1996 from part of Central Region: largely agricultural, with heavy industry in Falkirk and Grangemouth. Administrative centre: Falkirk. Pop: 145 920 (2003 est). Area: 299 sq km (115 sq miles) 0
  • noun falkirk city in E Scotland: site of a battle (1298) in which the Scots under Wallace were defeated by the English: district pop. 141,000 0

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Parts of speech for Falkirk

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falkirk popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 74% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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