an administrative district in E Scotland, in the Fife region. 120 sq. mi. (311 sq. km).
a city in this district, near the Firth of Forth.
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How to use Dunfermline in a sentence
Arran could not recover his claims, on whatever they were founded, over the wealth of St. Andrews and Dunfermline.John Knox and the Reformation | Andrew Lang
So they came to Culross, after that to Dunfermline, and then to Burntisland, where they began to fortify.
Bruce died in his fifty-fifth year, and was buried in the abbey-church of Dunfermline, as he had desired.Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 5 of 8 | Various
Robert Henryson was a schoolmaster in Dunfermline in the latter part of the 15th century.Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers | W. A. Clouston
Dunfermline proved to be the destination of the Regiment, and on arrival supper was provided by some ladies of the town.The Story of the "9th King's" in France | Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
British Dictionary definitions for Dunfermline
a city in E Scotland, in SW Fife: ruined palace, a former residence of Scottish kings. Pop: 39 229 (2001)
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