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Clydebank,town (1991 pop. 51,832), West Dunbartonshire, W central Scotland, on the north bank of the Clyde River. The chief industry until the 1970s was shipbuilding. The ocean liners Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth were built there. Manufactures have developed to include offshore oil rigs and other equipment for the oil industry.
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a city in Scotland, on the right bank of the Clyde River; part of the Clydeside conurbation. Population, 49,400 (1970). Clydebank is a center for shipbuilding and other types of machine building.
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a town in W Scotland, in West Dunbartonshire on the north bank of the River Clyde. Pop.: 29 858 (2001)
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