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(Placename) a port in SW Scotland, in Inverclyde on the Firth of Clyde: shipbuilding and other marine industries. Pop: 45 467 (2001)
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(ˈgri nək, ˈgrɛn ək)

a seaport in SW Scotland, on the Firth of Clyde. 69,171.
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