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Peebles (town, Scotland)

Peebles (pē´bəlz), town (1991 pop. 6,750), Scottish Borders, S Scotland, at the confluence of Eddleston Water and the Tweed River. It is a mountain resort and a farm market with woolen mills. Ruins of a 13th-century church and castle remain.

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Peebles (former county, Scotland)

Peebles, former county, Scotland: see Peeblesshire.

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