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Dunedin, city, New Zealand
Dunedin (dənēˈdĭn), city, 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, city, United States
Dunedin, resort city (2020 pop. 36,068), Pinellas co., W Fla., on the Gulf Coast and St. Joseph Sound (part of the Intracoastal Waterway); 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.
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a port in New Zealand, on SE South Island: founded (1848) by Scottish settlers. Pop.: 121 900 (2004 est.)
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