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Dunedin

[duhn-ee-din] /dʌnˈi dɪn/
noun
1.
a seaport on SE South Island, in New Zealand.
2.
a town in W Florida.
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  • That of Auckland is warm and sluggish; that of Dunedin keen, inspiring.

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  • Mr. Davoren lives in Ballymurry, a town of some size, six miles from Dunedin.

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  • Every man, woman, and child in Dunedin knew the car, and there was tiptoe excitement.

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  • The Dunedin people are far too sensible for that sort of thing.

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  • The people of Dunedin felt that they had enjoyed a novel and agreeable show.

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  • Dunedin was named after the city of Edinburgh, which was once known as Dunedin.

  • The climate of Dunedin much resembles the climate of Edinburgh itself.

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Dunedin

/dʌnˈiːdɪn/
noun
1.
a port in New Zealand, on SE South Island: founded (1848) by Scottish settlers. Pop: 121 900 (2004 est)
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