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Ed·in·burgh

 (ĕd′n-bûr′ə, -bŭr′ə, -brə)
A city of eastern Scotland on the Firth of Forth. Originally a small settlement under the protection of a medieval castle, Edinburgh has been Scotland's capital since 1437. It has long been noted as a center of intellectual and cultural activity.

Edinburgh

(ˈɛdɪnbərə; -brə)
n
1. (Placename) the capital of Scotland and seat of the Scottish Parliament (from 1999), in City of Edinburgh council area on the S side of the Firth of Forth: became the capital in the 15th century; castle; three universities (including University of Edinburgh, 1583); commercial and cultural centre, noted for its annual festival. Pop: 482 640 (2012)
2. (Placename) City of a council area in central Scotland, created from part of Lothian region in 1996. Pop: 448 370 (2003 est). Area: 262 sq km (101 sq miles)

Edinburgh

(ˈɛdɪnbərə; -brə)
n
(Biography) Duke of, title of Prince Philip Mountbatten. born 1921, husband of Elizabeth II of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ed•in•burgh

(ˈɛd nˌbɜr ə, -ˌbʌr ə; esp. Brit. -brə)

n.
2. the capital of Scotland, in the SE part, in the Lothian region. 470,085.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Edinburgh - the capital of ScotlandEdinburgh - the capital of Scotland; located in the Lothian Region on the south side of the Firth of Forth
Lothian Region - a district in southeast central Scotland (south side of the Firth of Forth) and the location of Edinburgh
Translations
Edinburgh
Edinborg
エディンバラ
Edynburg

Edinburgh

[ˈedɪnbərə] NEdimburgo m
EDINBURGH FESTIVAL
El Festival de Edimburgo, el mayor festival de este tipo del mundo, se celebra cada año en agosto durante tres semanas, en las que el festival está presente en toda la ciudad. Además del programa oficial del festival, que ofrece actuaciones de artistas de categoría internacional, también hay una enorme cantidad de actividades artísticas de todo tipo, desde lo más tradicional hasta lo más extravagante, teatro, danza, música, artistas callejeros etc., a lo que se llama Fringe Festival, pues comenzó siendo un festival alternativo al oficial. Al mismo tiempo, se celebra un festival de jazz, otro de cine y una exhibición militar llamada Military Tattoo, que tiene lugar en el Castillo de Edimburgo.

Edinburgh

[ˈɛdɪnbərə] nÉdimbourg

Edinburgh

nEdinburg(h) nt

Edinburgh

[ˈɛdɪnbrə] nEdimburgo f
References in periodicals archive ?
Ond yma yr oedd un o brif ganolfannau llwyth y Gododdin hefyd, ac roedd ganddynt gaer o'r enw Din Eidyn yno - fwy na thebyg yn lle mae Castell Caeredin heddiw.
If you want, you could say that Din Eidyn (Edinburgh) was given its name as recently as 638 AD after being captured by the Angels (English).
Almost 500 years after Hadrian's Wall was built, Aneirin composed the classic alliterative, strict metre Welsh poem "Y Gododdin" (the medieval book is in Cardiff Central Library) in the kingdom of Mynyddog Mwynfawr around Din Eidyn, now Edinburgh.