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Edinburgh

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishEdinburghEd‧in‧burgh /ˈedənbə/  the capital of Scotland, in the east of the country on the River Forth. Edinburgh is a centre for business, industry, education, and the law, and the Scottish Parliament is there. Edinburgh is a popular place for tourists to visit, and is known for its beautiful buildings, and for being an important cultural centre, with many theatres, concert halls, and museums. Because of this, it is sometimes called ‘the Athens of the North’. Edinburgh Festival, the, Princes Street, Royal Mile, the