Edinburgh

biographical name

Definition of Edinburgh

  1. Duke of — see philip


Edinburgh

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geographical name Ed·in·burgh \ˈe-dən-ˌbər-ə, -ˌbə-rə, -b(ə-)rə\

Definition of Edinburgh

  1. 1 or Scottish Gaelic Dunedinplay \ˌdə-ˈnē-dən\ city and capital of Scotland constituting an administrative area on the Firth of Forth area 101 square miles (262 square kilometers), population 459,366

  2. 2 or Edinburghshireplay \-ˌshir, -shər\ — see midlothian


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