East Kilbride


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East Kilbride

(kĭlbrīd`), town (1991 pop. 70,454), South Lanarkshire, S central Scotland. Established in 1946 under the New Towns Act to absorb the growing population of GlasgowGlasgow
, city (1991 pop. 688,500) and council area, S central Scotland, on the river Clyde. Glasgow is Scotland's leading seaport and largest city and is the center of the great Clydeside industrial belt.
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, East Kilbride has engineering works and manufactures automobile and aircraft engines, textiles, and electronic equipment. A center for engineering research was established there. The town also bottles milk.

East Kilbride

a town in W Scotland, in South Lanarkshire near Glasgow: designated a new town in 1947. Pop.: 73 796 (2001)
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John McKeown's men dispatched lowly East Kilbride Thistle at Hannah Park on Saturday to keep up the pressure on top spot, reducing the gap at the top to just five points.
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East Kilbride started to get more into the game, assisted greatly by needless penalties conceded by the away team.
East Kilbride last week equalled the 26-match winning streak of the Dutch club's great team featuring the likes of Johan Cruyff and Johan Neeskens, who set the total on their way to winning the 1972 European Cup.
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