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[air-dree] /ˈɛər dri/
a city in central Scotland, near Glasgow. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • God gave him a home; a beautiful residence, adorned with this name, graces the city of Airdrie to-day.

    Sketches of the Covenanters J. C. McFeeters
  • He married Janet Moffat, and lived at first in comfortable circumstances at Airdrie, where he owned a cottage and a croft.

  • He spent the early part of his life at a coal-mine, near Glasgow (Airdrie), where he all along enjoyed good health.

  • It is high to hear these young fellows talk of the Raid of Airdrie, the trot of Kilmarnock, and so on, like so many moss-troopers.

  • Coming so soon after Airdrie and Coatbridge it looks quite like another world.

    James Geikie Marion I. Newbigin
  • Before the adoption of the police act in Airdrie, a worthy named Geordie G—— had the surveillance of the town.

    Scotch Wit and Humor W. H. (Walter Henry) Howe
British Dictionary definitions for Airdrie


/ˈɛədrɪ; Scottish ˈerdrɪ/
a town in W central Scotland, in North Lanarkshire, E of Glasgow: manufacturing and pharmaceutical industries. Pop: 36 326 (2001)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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