SELGOVAE (Σελγοοῦαι, Ptol. 2.3.8), a people on the SW. coast of Britannia Barbara, in the E. part of Galloway and in Dumfries-shire. Camden (p. 1194) derives the name of Solway from them. [T.H.D]
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