Also called Ren·frew·shire [ren-froo-sheer, -sher] /ˈrɛn fruˌʃɪər, -ʃər/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. a council area of W central Scotland, on the River Clyde W of Glasgow: corresponds to part of the historical county of Renfrewshire; part of Strathclyde region from 1975 to 1996: agricultural and residential, with clothing and manufacturing industries in Paisley. Administrative centre: Paisley. Pop: 170 980 (2003 est). Area: 261 sq km (101 sq miles)
  2. a former county of W central Scotland, on the Firth of Clyde: became part of Strathclyde region in 1975; now covered by the council areas of Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire, and Inverclyde


  1. an industrial town in W central Scotland, in Renfrewshire, W of Glasgow. Pop: 20 251 (2001)
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