[el-jin for 1; el-gin for 2]
- a city in NE Illinois.
- former name of Moray.
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Geoffrey Robertson and Amal Clooney helped Greece fight for the return of the Elgin Marbles.Britain Has Lost Its Marbles: Elgin Loan Will Appease Putin
December 5, 2014
First of all, the African American general manager in question is Elgin Baylor.Donald Sterling’s New Defense: Look at All the Blacks I’ve Hired
May 28, 2014
First, Gus Johnson and Elgin Baylor took it into the air, where Connie Hawkins, Julius Erving and Michael Jordan have followed.Shaq, Year One
Charles P. Pierce
May 24, 2014
Despite his injuries, he managed to regain flying status and commanded a flight wing at Elgin Air Force base.John McCain Pays Tribute to Bud Day
July 29, 2013
Last year, Elgin James premiered his first film at the Sundance Film Festival.Homeless to Hollywood: First-Time Director Elgin James Talks ‘Little Birds'
September 9, 2012
The station for which we are bound is Elgin, the county town of Morayshire.Camps, Quarters and Casual Places
The only great things he genuinely loved and revered were the Elgin Marbles.The Martian
George Du Maurier
He died at Blackhills, near Elgin, on the 4th of August 1865.
"Elgin" was not the name of a Settlement but of the association which managed the settlement.
Do you suppose he studied dogs and eagles out of the Elgin Marbles?Lectures on Architecture and Painting
- a market town in NE Scotland, the administrative centre of Moray, on the River Lossie: ruined 13th-century cathedral: distilling, engineering. Pop: 20 829 (2001)