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A city of northeast Illinois on the Fox River west-northwest of Chicago. Founded in 1836, it developed as a watchmaking center.
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(Placename) a market town in NE Scotland, the administrative centre of Moray, on the River Lossie: ruined 13th-century cathedral: distilling, engineering. Pop: 20 829 (2001)
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(ˈɛl dʒɪn)

a city in NE Illinois. 69,810.
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He had not been inside the Museum, actually, since he and Hilda used to meet there; sometimes to set out for gay adventures at Twickenham or Richmond, sometimes to linger about the place for a while and to ponder by Lord Elgin's marbles upon the lastingness of some things, or, in the mummy room, upon the awful brevity of others.
But, instead of going straight back to the office to-day, Mary turned into the British Museum, and strolled down the gallery with the shapes of stone until she found an empty seat directly beneath the gaze of the Elgin marbles.
Conor Commercial expands in Elgin with two new buildings
ACTION will begin this week in an effort to tackle gulls which have terrorised Elgin residents for years.
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ANew York professor thinks he might have the key to solving a 200-year-old dispute between Britain and Greece over who owns the Elgin Marbles - sculptures taken from Athens' Parthenon in 1801 and now at the British Museum.
With the population count from 2010 for Elgin being approximately 108,000, it means that Elgin would receive approximately $162 million per year in federal grant funding if there was no population growth and everyone is counted.