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[duhn-dee, duhn-dee]
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  1. a seaport in E Scotland, on the Firth of Tay: administrative center of the Tayside.
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Historical Examples

  • Among them was one which had been out in the campaigns of 1689 (Dundee's), 1715 (Mar's), and in 1745-6.

    The Celtic Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 3, January 1876


  • When we arrived in Dundee, Mrs. B- was already there, waiting to take him home.

  • It was in the dock in Dundee, where we had brought a full cargo of jute from Calcutta.

  • Between two and three he and Harris and Dundee and the grey were again upon the road.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • He thereafter held an appointment in the office of the Dundee Courier.

British Dictionary definitions for dundee


  1. a port in E Scotland, in City of Dundee council area, on the Firth of Tay: centre of the former British jute industry; university (1967). Pop: 154 674 (2001)
  2. City of Dundee a council area in E Scotland. Pop: 143 090 (2003 est). Area: 65 sq km (25 sq miles)


  1. 1st Viscount, title of John Graham of Claverhouse. ?1649–89, Scottish Jacobite leader, who died from his wounds after winning the battle of Killiecrankie
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