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Wick

Wick, town (1991 pop. 7,770), Highland, N Scotland, on Wick Bay at the mouth of the Wick River. The town consists of the villages of Louisburgh, Old Wick, and Pulteneytown. It is an important port for whitefish. Tourism is economically important; the area's famous glass-blowing factory is an attraction.

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