Edinburgh

biographical name

Definition of Edinburgh

Duke of — see philip

Edinburgh

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

Definition of Edinburgh

1 or Scottish Gaelic Dunedin play \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 or Edinburghshire play \-ˌshir, -shər\ — see midlothian


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Edinburgh? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to coax or persuade

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

May 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • spring-flowers
  • Which is a synonym of raillery?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!