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scotland jute center industry

Dundee (pop. 177,700), major industrial center and seaport on the east coast of Scotland. An important trading center since the Middle Ages, Dundee developed the world's largest jute industry during the 1800's. When the jute industry declined, workers turned to light engineering industries.

See also: Scotland.

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