older than King Edwin of Northumbria (who often is credited as the source of the name); originally Din Eidyn, Celtic, perhaps literally "fort on a slope." Later the first element was trimmed off and Old English burh "fort" added in its place." Dunedin in New Zealand represents an attempt at the original form.
1. She spent most of the day dropping in on friends in Edinburgh.
2. John Major and the Duke of Edinburgh led the mourners.
3. The Edinburgh International Festival offers enough choice to satiate most appetites.
4. Biggart Donald, the Glasgow-based marketing agency, has won two Edinburgh accounts.
5. There are over 350 films in the Edinburgh Film Festival this year.