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  1. Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland, situated in Lothian on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth. It is the second most populous city in Scotland and the seventh most populous in the United Kingdom. The population in 2013 was 487,500. Edinburgh lies at the heart of a Larger urban zone with a population of 778,000.
  2. Edinburgh a.k.a. Midlothian is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland. It borders the City of Edinburgh, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders council areas.
  3. Edinburgh is a town in Bartholomew, Johnson, and Shelby counties in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 4,480 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Columbus, Indiana metropolitan statistical area. Edinburgh was named in honor of Edinburgh, Scotland and for many years was pronounced the same way.
  4. Edinburgh is an outer northern suburb of Adelaide, South Australia in the City of Salisbury. Once a rural area, it is now an industrial suburb dominated by RAAF Base Edinburgh and DSTO Edinburgh.

There are other places with in their name, like Edinburgh Zoo, New Edinburgh, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Airport, Maggie's Edinburgh, Edinburgh Playhouse, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh Business School, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh Music School, University of Edinburgh Medical School and Plant houses Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.


Edinburgh is a fictional character from the 2003 film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.


  1. "Edinburgh" is a debut novel by author Alexander Chee. It is a coming-of-age story about a young boy who experiences, and eventually triumphs over, the damage inflicted by a child molester.
    • language: English Language
    • released in (15 years ago)
  2. "Edinburgh" is a book by David Masson.
    • subjects: History, Europe, World
  3. "Edinburgh" is a written work.


"Edinburgh" is an artwork by George Henry.


Edinburgh was a burgh constituency represented in the Parliament of Scotland and the Convention of the Estates to 1707.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Edinburgh

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Google previewCeltic Modern (2003)

Music at the Global Fringe by Martin Stokes, Philip V. Bohlman

Edinburgh is an urban arena in which the cultural politics of music resound throughout an eclectic range of spaces, both physical—pubs, church ...

Google previewThe Town Below the Ground (2012)

Edinburgh's Legendary Undgerground City by Jan-Andrew Henderson

Edinburgh is an impressive city – the towering spires and ancient buildings of the Old Town are a constant feast for the eye. With so much beauty and history on display it does not occur to many visitors that there might be anything of great ...

Google previewPicture of Edinburgh: Containing a Description of the City and Its Environs (1834)

by John Stark

The most remarkable recent geological discovery in the neighbourhood of Edinburgh is that made by Dr Hibbert in 1833, of a fresh water formation of limestone in the quarries of Burdiehouse. Fragments of fish were first observed, along with ...

Google previewThe Solo Travel Guide (2016)

Just Do It by Dee Maldon

To read: Edinburgh is a literary city ...

Google previewDead and Buried (2007)

by Quintin Jardine

Edinburgh is a city of seasons. It is most famousforitssummer festivals, which span the month of August, but when Christmasapproaches it takes on a special atmosphere. As night falls it seems to come alive, its centre taking on a funfair ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh gazetteer, or, Geographical dictionary (1822)

by Edinburgh gazetteer


Google previewThe Edinburgh Gazetteer or compendious geographical dictionary (1829)

containing a description of the various countries

Edinburgh, or Mid-Lothian, a county of Scotland, which is about 30 miles long, and varies in ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1887)

To which is Prefixed, a Dissertation on the Origin of the Scottish Language by John Jamieson

Edinburgh, 1814. History of the Troubles in Scotland, ...

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Edinburgh is my favourite city. We'll be doing a lot of children's theatre and galleries. (Carol Ann Duffy)
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Scrabble value of E1D2I1N1B3U1R1G2H4

The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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