Glasgow

biographical name
Glas·​gow | \ ˈgla-(ˌ)skō How to pronounce Glasgow (audio) , ˈglas-(ˌ)gō; ˈglaz-(ˌ)gō\

Definition of Glasgow

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Ellen (Anderson Gholson) 1873–1945 American novelist

Glasgow

geographical name
Glas·​gow | \ ˈglas-(ˌ)kō How to pronounce Glasgow (audio) , ˈglas-(ˌ)gō, ˈglaz-(ˌ)gō\

Definition of Glasgow (Entry 2 of 2)

city and port in south central Scotland constituting an administrative area on the Clyde River area 68 square miles (175 square kilometers), population 586,000

Other Words from Glasgow

Geographical name

Glaswegian \ gla-​ˈswē-​jən How to pronounce Glaswegian (audio) , glaz-​ \ noun or adjective

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