Midlothian

[ mid-loh-th ee-uh n for 1; mid-loh-thee-uh n for 2 ]
/ mɪdˈloʊ ði ən for 1; mɪdˈloʊ θi ən for 2 /

noun

Formerly Edinburgh. a historic county in SE Scotland.
a town in NE Illinois.

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Midlothian
/ (mɪdˈləʊðɪən) /

noun

a council area of SE central Scotland: the historical county of Midlothian (including Edinburgh) became part of Lothian region in 1975; separate unitary authorities were created for Midlothian and City of Edinburgh in 1996; mainly agricultural. Administrative centre: Dalkeith. Pop: 79 710 (2003 est). Area: 356 sq km (137 sq miles)
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