Falkirk

geographical name
Fal·​kirk | \ ˈfȯl-(ˌ)kərk How to pronounce Falkirk (audio) \

Definition of Falkirk

1 administrative area of central Scotland bordering the Firth of Forth area 115 square miles (299 square kilometers), population 155,990
2 burgh of central Scotland east-northeast of Glasgow population 36,875

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“Falkirk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Falkirk. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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