- Also Dun·bar·ton [duhn-bahr-tn] /dʌnˈbɑr tn/. Also called Dum·bar·ton·shire [duhm-bahr-tn-sheer, -sher] /dʌmˈbɑr tnˌʃɪər, -ʃər/. a historic county in W Scotland.
- a city in W Scotland, near the Clyde River: shipbuilding.
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Examples from the Web for dumbarton
My last stage was Inverary—to-morrow night's stage Dumbarton.The Letters of Robert Burns
Dunbritton has been modified into Dunbertane, Dunbarton, Dumbarton.
Most of the persons were committed to ward in Edinburgh, Dumbarton, and other places.
He openly confessed his guilt, and was interned for life in Dumbarton Castle.King Robert the Bruce
A. F. Murison
Kilmaronen is Kilmaronock, in the county and parish of Dumbarton.
- a town in W Scotland, in West Dunbartonshire near the confluence of the Rivers Leven and Clyde: centred around the Rock of Dumbarton, an important stronghold since ancient times; engineering and distilling. Pop: 20 527 (2001)
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