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Greenock

[gree-nuh k, gren-uh k] /ˈgri nək, ˈgrɛn ək/
noun
1.
a seaport in the Strathcylde region, in SW Scotland, on the Firth of Clyde.
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Greenock

/ˈɡriːnək/
noun
1.
a port in SW Scotland, in Inverclyde on the Firth of Clyde: shipbuilding and other marine industries. Pop: 45 467 (2001)
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Encyclopedia Article for Greenock

industrial burgh (town) and port in Inverclyde council area, historic county of Renfrewshire, Scotland, on the southern shore of the Firth of Clyde west of Glasgow. Hemmed in by hills, the town is largely confined to the waterfront, along which it stretches for approximately 4 miles (6.5 km). The cramped lower waterside industrial areas contrast with the later 19th-century residential areas, which occupy the higher land

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