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Irvine(ûr`vīn), city (1990 pop. 110,330), Orange co., SW Calif.; inc. 1971. Its industries include the research and development of high-technology electronics, especially computer products, and the manufacture of motor vehicles, pharmaceuticals, aerospace vehicles and aircraft parts, and medical instruments. Irvine is best known, however, as an educational center and the seat of the Univ. of California, Irvine (est. 1965). Of interest are several old preserved buildings.
Irvine(ûr`vĭn), town (1991 pop. 32,507), North Ayrshire, SW Scotland, on the Irvine River estuary. Industries include iron and brass foundries. Other products are chemicals, electric goods, and clothing. Once a major exporting point, Irvine now engages primarily in coastal trade.
Alexander Andrew Mackay, Baron, known as Derry. born 1940, British lawyer and Labour politician; Lord Chancellor (1997--2003)
a town on the W coast of Scotland, the administrative centre of North Ayrshire: designated a new town in 1966. Pop.: 33 090 (2001)