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Type Settlement
Usage Scottish
Pronounced Pron. MEL-rose  [key]

Meaning & History

Habitational namefor a place near Galashiels in the Scottish borders, so named from British words that were ansetors of Welsh moel 'bare', 'barren' rhos 'heath'.
The British and Irish equvilents 'promontory this may also make sense in this specific case.
Name of a town in the Scottish Borders, renowned for its Abbey which is the burial site of the heart of King Robert I of Scotland (the Bruce).
Added 12/11/2008 by Caledonia-Forever
Edited 5/4/2015 by Frollein Gladys