Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A town of east-central Scotland northwest of Edinburgh. It was long a favorite residence of Scottish kings. Andrew Carnegie was born here (1835) and gave the town its library.

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  • Dunfermline, taken from the _Cart. de Dunfermline_, fol.

    Notes and Queries, Number 185, May 14, 1853 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.

  • DUNFERMLINE: Robbie Keane scored his first goal for Celtic as the Hoops came from behind to beat Dunfermline 4-2 in a thrilling Scottish Cup fifth round tie on Sunday.

    The Times of India

  • DUNFERMLINE: Robbie Keane scored his first goal for Celtic as the Hoops came from behind to beat Dunfermline 4-2 in a thrilling Scottish Cup fifth round tie on Sunday.

    The Times of India

  • One has been spotted flying over the car park of an Asda supermarket in Dunfermline, its 8ft wingspan and white tail clearly visible to shoppers.

    Fear and Awe As Sea Eagles Spread 8ft Wings | Impact Lab

  • Just think what the feel-good factor would have been had the Tory vote gone UP in Dunfermline enough for us to have pinched 3rd place from the SNP?

    What Does the LibDem By-Election Victory Mean?

  • I don't think many of us expected the Cameron effect to sweep the electorate in Dunfermline, but for those who believe that everything is suddenly rosy in the Conservative garden, it will have been a bit of a shock.

    What Does the LibDem By-Election Victory Mean?

  • Liberal England: Lib Dems win Dunfermline by-election. comment-link {margin-left:. 6em;}

    Lib Dems win Dunfermline by-election

  • Andrew Carnegie was born in Dunfermline in Scotland, came over to the States in an immigrant ship worked as bobbinboy in a textile factory fired boilers clerked in a bobbin factory at $2.50 a week ran round Philadelphia with telegrams as a Western Union messenger learned the Morse code was telegraph operator on the Pennsy lines was a military telegraph operator in the Civil War and always saved his pay; whenever he had a dollar he invested it …

    Rich Man’s Burden

  • Andrew Carnegie was born in Dunfermline in Scotland, came over to the States in an immigrant ship worked as bobbinboy in a textile factory fired boilers clerked in a bobbin factory at $2.50 a week ran round Philadelphia with telegrams as a Western Union messenger learned the Morse code was telegraph operator on the Pennsy lines was a military telegraph operator in the Civil War and always saved his pay; whenever he had a dollar he invested it …

    Rich Man’s Burden

  • Andrew Carnegie was born in Dunfermline in Scotland, came over to the States in an immigrant ship worked as bobbinboy in a textile factory fired boilers clerked in a bobbin factory at $2.50 a week ran round Philadelphia with telegrams as a Western Union messenger learned the Morse code was telegraph operator on the Pennsy lines was a military telegraph operator in the Civil War and always saved his pay; whenever he had a dollar he invested it …

    Rich Man’s Burden

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