Dumbarton

Dumbarton, the county town of Dumbartonshire, and a royal burgh, at the mouth of the Leven, on the Clyde, 15 m. from Glasgow; shipbuilding the chief industry; it was the capital of the kingdom of Strathclyde; adjoining is a castle of historic interest, 250 ft. high, kept up as a military fortress; the county, which is fertile, and was originally part of Lennox, is traversed by the Leven, with its bleach-fields and factories.

Population (circa 1900) given as 17,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Dumb Ox * Dumbdrudge
Dulia
Dulong
Duluth
Dulwich
Dumachus
Dumas, Alexandre, the Elder
Dumas, Alexandre, the Younger
Dumas, Jean Baptiste André
Du Maurier
Dumb Ox
Dumbarton
Dumbdrudge
Dumbiedikes
Dumesnil, Marie Françoise
Dumfries
Dumfriesshire
Dumnorix
Dumont, Augustin-Alexandre
Dumont, Jean
Dumont, Louis
Dumont d'Urville, Jules

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