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(Placename) an industrial town in W central Scotland, in Renfrewshire, W of Glasgow. Pop: 20 251 (2001)


(ˈrɛn fru)

a historic county in SW Scotland. Also called Ren′frew•shire` (-ˌʃɪər, -ʃər)
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Renfrew, the colonel's widow, was not only unexceptionable in point of breeding, but also interesting on the ground of her complaint, which puzzled the doctors, and seemed clearly a case wherein the fulness of professional knowledge might need the supplement of quackery.
Dr John Trigg, vice principal of Tomlinscote School, said Mrs Renfrew had formerly chaired the Parent Teacher Association and was there as recently as Tuesday for a school event.
The Real Estate Board of New York has named Douglas Elliman's Executive Director of Career Development Susan Renfrew to its Ethics and Professional Practices Board.
My parents brought me home and took me to The Renfrew Center in Philadelphia, a national institute dedicated to educating and treating people with eating disorders and depression.
RENFREW boss Michael Dunlop is hoping to take his side one step further than local rivals Johnston Burgh when they face Carnoustie in Saturday's Junior Cup Final.
Although this line of investigation will probably generate a reliable time line for archaeological sites in the eastern Mediterranean, doubts still remain about the dating sequence currently proposed by Kuniholm's group, writes Colin Renfrew of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research in Cambridge, England, in an accompanying comment.
On Saturday SNP members, along with other community activists, took to Renfrew town centre to hand out leaflets and encourage shoppers to sign a parliamentary petition which urges RBS to reverse their decision to close the Renfrew branch.
WILLIE PATERSON was happy with Petershill's convincing win against 10-man Renfrew - but reckons they can still play better.
Renfrewshire Council is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Contractor to carry out the construction of two 3G Synthetic Grass Football Pitches at Trinity High School, Glebe Street, Renfrew, PA4 8TP.
A Chris Gilmour goal 10 minutes later saw Renfrew back on equal terms.