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(Placename) an industrial town in W central Scotland, in Renfrewshire, W of Glasgow. Pop: 20 251 (2001)
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(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.
NEILSTON....................................1 RENFREW.....................................1 Near neighbours Neilston and Renfrew had to settle for a share of the spoils.
They drove it through Renfrew before heading to the nearby Kirklandneuk playing field, where they destroyed the pitches by skidding across the grass.
Kello Rovers lost to Renfrew Juniors in a nine-goal thriller at Nithside Park.
The Blue family say they have not heard from the Law Society of Scotland's investigation team - nine months after legal watchdogs ordered them to reinvestigate Glasgow lawyer William Renfrew.
GLASGOW side Renfrew FC were invited to attend the Newcastle- Stoke game by the Newcastle United Foundation.
Laurie York Erskine's eight Renfrew of the Mounted novels (1922 to 1941) and their adaptation into eight Renfrew B films (1937 to 1940) are relatively late arrivals in this popular genre that proliferated in the early twentieth century.
TVC spokeswoman Michelle Renfrew, who participated in the renaming process, said the head-scratching problems didn't stop there.
Renfrew narrows that definition to the earliest traces of human societies.
COLIN RENFREW. Prehistory: the Making of the Human Mind.
My therapist tried to talk me into going to the Renfrew Center, a nearby inpatient facility for eating disorders, but I refused.