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  1. Jedburgh(ProperNoun)

    A town in the Scottish Borders region.

  2. Jedburgh(ProperNoun)

    Code name for teams of three parachuted into Occupied Europe (primarily France, but also Holland and Belgium) beginning on D-Day (June 6, 1944) to aid local Resistance groups. The men consisted of a British or American officer, a native of the country, and a non-commissioned radio operator.


  1. Jedburgh

    Jedburgh; Scots: Jeddart/Jethart, is a town and former royal burgh in the Scottish Borders and historically in Roxburghshire.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Jedburgh

    county town of Roxburghshire, picturesquely situated on the Jed, 30 m. SW. of Berwick, and 10 m. SW. of Kelso; is an ancient town of many historic memories; made a royal burgh by David I.; contains the ruins of an abbey, and has some woollen manufactures.


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