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Edenburgh

i.e. Edwin's burgh. The fort built by Edwin, king of Northumbria (616-633). Dun Eden or Dunedin, is a Saxon form; Edina a poetical one.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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