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Greenock

Greenock (grēn´ək, grĬn´–, grĕn´–), city (1991 pop. 58,436), Inverclyde, W Scotland, on the Firth of Clyde. Greenock is a port, and shipping and shipbuilding are major industries. Others include engineering, textile manufacturing, sugar refining, and the production of office equipment. Greenock is the birthplace of James Watt, the discoverer of steam power. Robert Burns's "Highland Mary" (Mary Campbell) was buried in the cemetery of North Kirk. The church (founded 1591) with windows by William Morris, Edward Burne-Jones, D. G. Rossetti, and Ford Madox Brown, was removed to nearby Seafield to make room for expanding shipyards.

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