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Dumbarton

(dʌmˈbɑːtən)
n
(Placename) a town in W Scotland, in West Dunbartonshire near the confluence of the Rivers Leven and Clyde: centred around the Rock of Dumbarton, an important stronghold since ancient times; engineering and distilling. Pop: 20 527 (2001)
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Dum•bar•ton

(dʌmˈbɑr tn)

n.
1. Also, Dunbarton. Also called Dum•bar•ton•shire (dʌmˈbɑr tnˌʃɪər, -ʃər a historic county in W Scotland.)
2. a city in W Scotland, near the Clyde River: 80,105.
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