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Airdrie

[air-dree]
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noun
  1. a city in central Scotland, near Glasgow.
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Historical Examples

  • He married Janet Moffat, and lived at first in comfortable circumstances at Airdrie, where he owned a cottage and a croft.

    The Personal Life Of David Livingstone

    William Garden Blaikie

  • It is high to hear these young fellows talk of the Raid of Airdrie, the trot of Kilmarnock, and so on, like so many moss-troopers.

  • Coming so soon after Airdrie and Coatbridge it looks quite like another world.

    James Geikie

    Marion I. Newbigin

  • 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.


British Dictionary definitions for airdrie

Airdrie

noun
  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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