[skahr-bur-oh, -buhr-oh, -ber-uh]
Scarborough, town (1991 pop. 36,665) and district, North Yorkshire, NE England, on the North Sea. The town, primarily a resort, is also an important conference and retirement center. The area was recognized at an early time for its strategic location. Vestiges of a 4th-century Roman signaling station and a 12th-century castle remain. The ancient Church of St. Mary rests on the site of a Cistercian priory.

Town (pop., 1990: 4,000) and deepwater harbour of Tobago island, Trinidad and Tobago. First named Port Louis, Scarborough is laid out on the steep slopes of a hill overlooking the harbour. It succeeded Georgetown as Tobago's capital in 1796. It is located in a coconut-growing area.

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