Firth of Clyde


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Noun1.Firth of Clyde - a firth on the southwestern coast of Scotland emptying into the North Channel
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
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"Do you know--I've been looking it up--the Firth Of Clyde, where all the steel ships are built, isn't half as wide as Oakland Creek down there, where all those old hulks lie?
1329: Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland from 1306, died of leprosy at Cardross Castle on the Firth of Clyde. 1520: Henry VIII and Francis I of France met in a glittering ceremony at the Field Of The Cloth Of Gold.
QUEEN Elizabeth 2, the 65,000-ton Cunarder, began her trials off the Isle of Arran in the Firth of Clyde today.
Nicknamed Kylie by locals, she has lived in the Firth of Clyde for at least 17 years, between Fairlie and the Isle of Cumbrae.
The Ayr Silver Cup and the Group 3 Firth Of Clyde Stakes are the other feature races on a terrific card.
Alesha was found dead in nearby woodland, twoand-a-half hours after going missing early on Monday from her gran's house on the Isle of Bute in the Firth of Clyde.
Alesha was at the start of a three-week break visiting family on Bute, in the Firth of Clyde, west of Glasgow, when she was reported missing in the early hours of Monday.
ON THIS DAY 1329: Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland from 1306, died of leprosy at Cardross Castle on the Firth of Clyde.
1329: Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland from 1306, died of leprosy at Cardross Castle on the Firth of Clyde and was buried in Dunfermline Abbey under the High Altar.
Joe said:"It's always fascinating to learn more about the locations you come across; for example, Tighnabruaich Pier is one of the few surviving working wooden piers in the Firth of Clyde.
Earlier on the card, Delectation came from last to first to win the William Hill Firth of Clyde Stakes and could now be trained for next year's 1000 Guineas.