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Pembroke(pĕm`brōk), town (1991 pop. 13,997), SE Ont., Canada, NW of Ottawa, on the Ottawa River. It is a lumbering center and also has steel and electric-products factories.
Pembroke(pĕm`bro͝ok), Welsh Penfro, town (1991 pop. 7,049), Pembrokeshire, SW Wales, on an inlet of the Milford Haven estuary. The town is an agricultural market with tourism, ship repairing, and light industries. It was formerly the site of several military bases. Pembroke Dock, the town's older section, is mainly industrial. Pembroke contains a 10th-century priory and 12th-century castle. Henry VII was born there.
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1. a town in SW Wales, in Pembrokeshire on Milford Haven: 11th-century castle where Henry VII was born. Pop. (with Pembroke Dock): 15 890 (2001)
2. the smaller variety of corgi, usually having a short tail
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