[ air-dree ]

  1. a city in central Scotland, near Glasgow.

Words Nearby Airdrie Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Airdrie in a sentence

  • Like so many of us, the 26-year-old musician, who lives just outside of Glasgow in Airdrie, Scotland, found himself bored during the lockdown.

    Sea shanties are here to save us | Travis Andrews | January 13, 2021 | Washington Post
  • Before the adoption of the police act in Airdrie, a worthy named Geordie G—— had the surveillance of the town.

    Scotch Wit and Humor | W. H. (Walter Henry) Howe
  • He spent the early part of his life at a coal-mine, near Glasgow (Airdrie), where he all along enjoyed good health.

  • God gave him a home; a beautiful residence, adorned with this name, graces the city of Airdrie to-day.

    Sketches of the Covenanters | J. C. McFeeters
  • Coming so soon after Airdrie and Coatbridge it looks quite like another world.

    James Geikie | Marion I. Newbigin

British Dictionary definitions for Airdrie


/ (ˈɛədrɪ, Scottish ˈerdrɪ) /

  1. a town in W central Scotland, in North Lanarkshire, E of Glasgow: manufacturing and pharmaceutical industries. Pop: 36 326 (2001)

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