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Glas·gow

 (glăs′kō, -gō, glăz′-)
A city of southwest Scotland on the Clyde River. Founded in the late sixth century, Glasgow is a major port, an industrial center, and the largest city in Scotland.

Glasgow

(ˈɡlɑːzɡəʊ; ˈɡlæz-)
n
1. (Placename) a city in W central Scotland, in City of Glasgow council area on the River Clyde: the largest city in Scotland; centre of a major industrial region, formerly an important port; universities (1451, 1964, 1992). Pop: 598 830 (2011).
2. (Placename) City of Glasgow a council area in W central Scotland. Pop: 593 000 (2010 est). Area: 175 sq km (68 sq miles)

Glas•gow

(ˈglæs goʊ, -koʊ; for 2 also ˈglæz goʊ)

n.
1. Ellen (Anderson Gholson), 1874–1945, U.S. novelist.
2. a seaport in SW Scotland, on the Clyde River. 880,617.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Glasgow - largest city in ScotlandGlasgow - largest city in Scotland; a port on the Clyde in west central Scotland; one of the great shipbuilding centers of the world
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
Glaswegian - an inhabitant of Glasgow
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References in classic literature ?
Went on, by the first train this morning, to Glasgow.
I enter the bedroom like no mere humdrum son, but after the manner of the Glasgow waiter.
This concession gave the poor man time to recover such relics of strength as were still left to him, and to consult his friends in Glasgow on the doubtful question of his life to come.
If he once mounts the platform at Glasgow there will be no further chance of any compromise.
There is nothing left me, sir, but to put back into the port of Glasgow after hands; and there (by your leave) ye will find them that are better able to talk to you.
When Epstein, the agent, wrote to say that the allegory had been purchased by a Glasgow plutocrat of the name of Bates for one hundred and sixty guineas, Sellers' views on Philistines and their crass materialism and lack of taste underwent a marked modification.
The spars rigged up on the narrow hulls were indeed tall then, and the ship of which I think, with her coloured-glass skylight ends bearing the motto, "Let Glasgow Flourish," was certainly one of the most heavily-sparred specimens.
It was thus, with no rising sense of the adventurous, but in mere desolation and despair, that he turned his back on his native city, and set out on foot for California, with a more immediate eye to Glasgow.
Alfred Butteridge from the Crystal Palace to Glasgow and back in a small businesslike-looking machine heavier than air--an entirely manageable and controllable machine that could fly as well as a pigeon.
My uncle's great journey was in the fall of the leaf, at which time he collected debts, and took orders, in the north; going from London to Edinburgh, from Edinburgh to Glasgow, from Glasgow back to Edinburgh, and thence to London by the smack.
He stood side by side with Bell at a public meeting in Glasgow, and declared:
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