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.x
- The capital and second largest city of Scotland.
- Of Edinburgh by the North British railway.
- Three weeks after the battle he, still provost of St Giles, was admitted a burgess of Edinburgh, his father, the "Great Earl," being then civil provost of the capital.
- An Edinburgh edition was issued from the press of Thomas Ruddiman in 1710.
- In 1894 he delivered the Gifford Lectures at Edinburgh, the subject being "The Philosophy and Development of Religion."
- See James Mackintosh, Dissertation on the Progress of Ethical Philosophy (Edinburgh, 1832); and specially Sir Leslie Stephen, English Thought in the 18th Century, iii.