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 (glăs′kō, -gō, glăz′-)
A city of southwest Scotland on the Clyde River. Founded in the late sixth century, Glasgow is a major port, an industrial center, and the largest city in Scotland.


(ˈɡlɑːzɡəʊ; ˈɡlæz-)
1. (Placename) 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: 598 830 (2011).
2. (Placename) City of Glasgow a council area in W central Scotland. Pop: 593 000 (2010 est). Area: 175 sq km (68 sq miles)


(ˈglæs goʊ, -koʊ; for 2 also ˈglæz goʊ)

1. Ellen (Anderson Gholson), 1874–1945, U.S. novelist.
2. a seaport in SW Scotland, on the Clyde River. 880,617.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Glasgow - largest city in ScotlandGlasgow - largest city in Scotland; a port on the Clyde in west central Scotland; one of the great shipbuilding centers of the world
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
Glaswegian - an inhabitant of Glasgow
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