Edinburgh[ed′'n bʉr′ə, -ō]
capital of Scotland, in the E part, on the Firth of Forth: district pop. 419,000
A city of eastern Scotland on the Firth of Forth. Originally a small settlement under the protection of a medieval castle, Edinburgh has been Scotland's capital since 1437. It has long been noted as a center of intellectual and cultural activity.
- The capital and second largest city of Scotland.