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[gree-nuh k, gren-uh k]
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  1. a seaport in the Strathcylde region, in SW Scotland, on the Firth of Clyde.
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Examples from the Web for greenock

Historical Examples

  • My next craft was the Camillus, a ship that was bound to Greenock, via Charleston.

    Ned Myers

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • But she might have gone to Greenock and waited for the steamer there.

  • Maurice had left the brig at the quay at Greenock ready to sail.

    The Northern Iron

    George A. Birmingham

  • Watt was alone and very unhappy during a visit he made to Greenock.

    James Watt

    Andrew Carnegie

  • A supply was sent to Greenock, then the port of Glasgow, and sold by his father.

    James Watt

    Andrew Carnegie

British Dictionary definitions for greenock


  1. a port in SW Scotland, in Inverclyde on the Firth of Clyde: shipbuilding and other marine industries. Pop: 45 467 (2001)
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