- 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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For a number of years Blair has been an inmate of the Dunfermline poor house.
She introduced Benedictines from Canterbury into her foundation at Dunfermline.Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys
Dugald Butler and Herbert Story
Is it swifter than the horse which his Majesty keeps for his own use at Dunfermline?Tales From Scottish Ballads
Elizabeth W. Grierson
These Dunfermline folk have acquired advantages in coming to America.Mark Twain's Speeches
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
For Dunfermline was forgotten in rebellious times, and the tombs were undisturbed.The Spell of Scotland
- a city in E Scotland, in SW Fife: ruined palace, a former residence of Scottish kings. Pop: 39 229 (2001)