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Dunedin(dənē`dĭn), city (1996 pop. 118,143), SE South Island, New Zealand, at the head of Otago Harbor. Dunedin, with Port Chalmers, is an important port and industrial center. The chief exports are wool, meat, and furniture. The Univ. of Otago (the first in New Zealand), and Knox, Selwyn, and Holy Cross theological colleges are in the city. It was founded in 1848 as a Free Church of Scotland settlement. (Dunedin is the Gaelic equivalent of Edinburgh.)
Dunedin,Scotland: see EdinburghEdinburgh
, city (1991 pop. 433,200) and council area, royal burgh, capital of Scotland, on the Firth of Forth. Leith, part of the city since 1920, is Edinburgh's port. The city is famous in Scottish legend and literature as Dunedin or "Auld Reekie.
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Dunedin,resort city (1990 pop. 34,012), Pinellas co., W Fla., on the Gulf Coast and St. Joseph Sound (part of the Intracoastal WaterwayIntracoastal Waterway,
c.3,000 mi (4,827 km) long, partly natural, partly artificial, providing sheltered passage for commercial and leisure boats along the U.S. Atlantic coast from Boston, Mass. to Key West, S Fla., and along the Gulf of Mexico coast from Apalachee Bay, NW Fla.
..... Click the link for more information. ); founded by Scots in 1870, inc. 1898. It is a growing commercial center and a processing site for citrus fruit. Dunedin's population more than doubled in the late 20th cent. The city is connected to Dunedin Beach, an island, by a causeway.
a port in New Zealand, on SE South Island: founded (1848) by Scottish settlers. Pop.: 121 900 (2004 est.)