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  1. a town and resort in W Scotland, in Argyll and Bute, on the Firth of Clyde. Pop: 8251 (2001)
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Examples from the Web for dunoon

Historical Examples

  • On a green rocky knoll are remains of the castle of Dunoon, once a residence of the family of Argyll.

    The New Gresham Encyclopedia


  • They took the castles of Dunoon and Roseneath, and laid waste many villages and farmsteads.

    The Thirsty Sword

    Robert Leighton

  • He and I were living “doon the watter,” at Dunoon, on the Clyde, one summer month.

  • The ship of Dunoon was captured by the men of Jura, and all on board were brutally slain.

    The Thirsty Sword

    Robert Leighton