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Elgin,

town (1991 pop. 18,702), Moray, NE Scotland, on the Lossie River. Lossiemouth is its port. Elgin is the market town for Moray's farm belt. Woolen textiles are manufactured, and scotch is distilled. Elgin became a religious authoritative locality in 1224, when Elgin Cathedral was founded. Called "the Lantern of the North," the cathedral was reputedly Scotland's finest piece of early Gothic architecture. Its ruins still stand. The ruins of Spynie Palace, seat of the bishops of Moray until the 17th cent., are nearby. Gordonstoun School, N of Elgin, was attended by Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and Charles, Prince of Wales.

Elgin

(ĕl`jĭn), city (1990 pop. 77,010), Cook and Kane counties, NE Ill., on the Fox River; inc. 1854. Elgin is a railroad, trade, and industrial city marked by a steady population growth. Corn and soybeans are grown and electrical and electronic equipment, pharmaceuticals, and household appliances are manufactured. The Elgin Watch Company (est. 1864) was based in the city until 1970. Judson College is there.

Elgin

a market town in NE Scotland, the administrative centre of Moray, on the River Lossie: ruined 13th-century cathedral: distilling, engineering. Pop.: 20 829 (2001)
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The South Elgin Fire District Fire Fighters and board of trustees are dedicated to all of us in South Elgin and want to give us the very best service as quickly as possible.
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The Elgin Marbles constitute one of the most famous and prestigious collections of ancient Greek sculptures anywhere in the world.
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Those defending the taking and the retention of the marbles make several tenuous claims: Lord Elgin had impeccable legal title to the marbles because the Ottomans, who ruled Greece at the time, gave him permission to take them; Britain deserves the marbles because Elgin's taking of them preserved them from looters, collectors and air pollution; the marbles are now part of its patrimony; they are more accessible in London than they would be if they were in Athens; Greece is not prepared to take adequate care of the marbles; and returning them would set a bad precedent, resulting in the emptying of exhibition halls of the world's great museums.
That's the way the data were until recently, handwritten in Russian and inaccessible for us unless we specifically knew what questions to ask," says Elgin, who visited the institute last year.
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