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A town of east-central Scotland northwest of Edinburgh. It was long a favorite residence of Scottish kings. Andrew Carnegie was born here (1835) and gave the town its library.


(Placename) a city in E Scotland, in SW Fife: ruined palace, a former residence of Scottish kings. Pop: 39 229 (2001)


(dʌnˈfɜrm lɪn, -ˈfɛrm-, dʌm-)

a city in the Fife region in E Scotland, near the Firth of Forth. 52,057.
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The old monks of Dunfermline were very fond of them.
TO WIN Dunfermline 9/4 Dundee Utd 10/11 Draw 5/2 SCORELINE Draw 0-0 16/1 Draw 1-1 13/2 Dunfermline 1-014/1 Dunfermline 2-020/1 Dunfermline 2-1 10/1 Dundee Utd 1-0 10/1 Dundee Utd 2-0 11/1 Dundee Utd 2-1 15/2 Dundee Utd 3-0 16/1 1ST SCORER A Andreu 9/2 S Murray 5/1 N Clark 6/1 F El Alagui 13/2 G Reilly 7/1 S Fraser 7/1 D Hopkirk 15/2 M Moffat 15/2 T Obadeyi 17/2 CSmith 9/1 J Cardle 9/1 K Higginbotham 9/1 Betfair DUNFERMLINE v DUNDEE U Today, 12.
DUNFERMLINE should be too strong for Airdrieonians at East End Park this evening and take another step towards the Ladbrokes League One title.
Dunfermline were forced to make a change 10 minutes before the break when new signing, ex-Rangers midfielder Rhys McCabe, came on for the injured Rooney.
MORECAMBE gave me another Super Single winner last week but Dunfermline losing and not scoring beat me for a couple of lines.
Andy Kirk headed a late equaliser as Dunfermline came from two goals behind to give their slim survival hopes a lift in a 4-4 thriller with St Mirren.
The European Commission authorised, on 25 January, the aid granted by the UK authorities to facilitate the restructuring of the Dunfermline Building Society of the United Kingdom.
THE collapse of Dunfermline Building Society has implications for the increasingly battered mutual sector, experts warned yesterday.
THE Chancellor has defended the deal which will see the Nationwide take over the Dunfermline Building Society.
Prime Minister Gordon Brown yesterday branded Dunfermline Building Society an "author of its own mistakes" as the Government stepped in to lead a rescue sale and break-up of the ailing mutual.
6 billion into the rescue of Dunfermline Building Society yesterday as the Prime Minister branded the stricken mutual the "author of its own mistakes".
A BUYER for the ailing Dunfermline Building Society was expected to be announced today.