[ duhn-ee-din ]

  1. a seaport on SE South Island, in New Zealand.

  2. a town in W Florida.

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How to use Dunedin in a sentence

  • The good Presbyterians of Dunedin hardly knew in what spirit to receive the tidings.

    The Long White Cloud | William Pember Reeves
  • A few years ago in Dunedin an accountant who was involved in financial difficulties, shot himself with a pistol.

    A Plea for the Criminal | James Leslie Allan Kayll
  • Auckland is the northern capital of New Zealand, as Dunedin is of the south.

    Forty Thousand Miles Over Land and Water | Lady (Ethel Gwendoline [Moffatt]) Vincent

British Dictionary definitions for Dunedin


/ (dʌnˈiːdɪn) /

  1. a port in New Zealand, on SE South Island: founded (1848) by Scottish settlers. Pop: 121 900 (2004 est)

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