Renfrew

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Renfrew

(rĕn`fro͞o), town (1991 pop. 21,550), Renfrewshire, W central Scotland, on the Clyde River, near Glasgow. It has shipyards and manufactures rubber, paint, and soap. A busy Clydeside port since the 12th cent., it became a royal burgh in the 14th cent. The title "baron of Renfrew" has been held by the Scottish sovereign's eldest son since 1404.

Renfrew,

former county, Scotland: see RenfrewshireRenfrewshire
or Renfrew,
former county, central Scotland. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, Renfrewshire became (1975) part of the Strathclyde region, but in 1996 that region was dissolved and the council areas of Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire were created
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Renfrew

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