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Gorgie is an area of west Edinburghmarker, Scotlandmarker, located near Murrayfieldmarker, Ardmillanmarker and Dalrymarker. It is home to Tynecastle Stadiummarker, home of Scottish Premier League side Heart of Midlothian Football Club, and the North British Distillery, which creates a distinctive odour in parts of the area.

The area was developed in the 19th century and was a mixture of residential and industrial. Many factories developed in the district, including McVitie and Price's biscuit factory; Cox's glue and gelatin works; the Caledonian Brewery and various chemical works, which utilised the water supply from the Water of Leithmarker and the Union Canalmarker, which terminated in a nearby basin. The area was also traversed by both the Caledonian Railway and the North British Railway – both companies had stations in the vicinity.

The name is thought to be Brythonic in origin. Early forms suggest it derives from gor gyn – upper wedge – which may refer to the tapering shape of the land between the Water of Leithmarker and the Craiglockhartmarker hills. Gorgie is recorded in 12th century charters of Holyrood Abbeymarker.

The area contains Gorgie City Farm, and retains a number of smaller businesses, including two laundrettes. There is also a high school there known as Tynecastle High Schoolmarker.

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