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Dunfermline

[duhn-furm-lin, -ferm-, duhm-] /dʌnˈfɜrm lɪn, -ˈfɛrm-, dʌm-/
noun
1.
an administrative district in E Scotland, in the Fife region. 120 sq. mi. (311 sq. km).
2.
a city in this district, near the Firth of Forth.
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Dunfermline

/dʌnˈfɜːmlɪn/
noun
1.
a city in E Scotland, in SW Fife: ruined palace, a former residence of Scottish kings. Pop: 39 229 (2001)
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Encyclopedia Article for Dunfermline

royal burgh and city, Fife council area and historic county, eastern Scotland, situated on high ground 3 miles (5 km) inland from the Firth of Forth

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