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Elgin

[el-jin for 1; el-gin for 2] /ˈɛl dʒɪn for 1; ˈɛl gɪn for 2/
noun
1.
a city in NE Illinois.
2.
former name of Moray.
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Elgin

/ˈɛlɡɪn/
noun
1.
a market town in NE Scotland, the administrative centre of Moray, on the River Lossie: ruined 13th-century cathedral: distilling, engineering. Pop: 20 829 (2001)
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Encyclopedia Article for Elgin

royal burgh (town) and city, in Moray council area and historic county, northeastern Scotland, situated on the River Lossie in the fertile plain of Moray, of which it is the market town.

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