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  1. a city in SW Scotland, on the Clyde River.
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Examples from the Web for clydebank

Historical Examples of clydebank

  • At the time he was working for a ship-joiner at Clydebank, Scotland.

    The Book of Courage

    John Thomson Faris

  • "Ye were aye a dumb stirk at Clydebank," Macallister said to him.

    The Coast of Adventure

    Harold Bindloss

  • The engineering works and shipbuilding yards at Clydebank are famous, and at Dumbarton there are others almost equally busy.

  • She was built by the Clydebank Shipbuilding Company, and may be taken as the representative ship of the year.

    Sixty Years a Queen

    Sir Herbert Maxwell

British Dictionary definitions for clydebank


  1. a town in W Scotland, in West Dunbartonshire on the north bank of the River Clyde. Pop: 29 858 (2001)
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