E glasgow


[glas-goh, -koh; for 2 also glaz-goh]
Ellen (Anderson Gholson) [gohl-suhn] , 1874–1945, U.S. novelist.
a seaport in SW Scotland, on the Clyde River: administrative center of the Strathclyde region; shipyards.
a city in S Kentucky.
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Glasgow (ˈɡlɑːzɡəʊ, ˈɡlæz-)
1.  a city in W central Scotland, in City of Glasgow council area on the River Clyde: the largest city in Scotland; centre of a major industrial region, formerly an important port; universities (1451, 1964, 1992). Pop: 629 501 (2001)Related: Glaswegian
2.  City of Glasgow a council area in W central Scotland. Pop: 577 090 (2003 est). Area: 175 sq km (68 sq miles)
Related: Glaswegian

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from Gael., lit. "green hollow," from gael "green" + cau "hollow."
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Glasgow [(glas-goh, glaz-goh)]

City in south-central Scotland on the River Clyde, near Scotland's west coast. Scotland's largest city.

Note: Glasgow is one of the greatest shipbuilding centers of the world.
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