Edinburgh

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Definition of Edinburgh 

(Entry 1 of 2)

Duke of — see philip

Edinburgh

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

Definition of Edinburgh (Entry 2 of 2)

1 or Scottish Gaelic Dunedin \ 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 \ ˈe-​dᵊn-​ˌbər-​ə-​ˌshir , -​shər \ — see midlothian

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