Definitions for "DUNS"
Dun & Bradstreet Number
Data Universal Numbering System-Internationally recognised business numbering system provided by Dun & Bradstreet, see
Data Universal Numbering System. D&B's Data Universal Numbering System, the D&B D-U-N-S Number, has become the standard for keeping track of the world's businesses. The D&B D-U-N-S Number is D&B's distinctive nine-digit identification sequence, which identifies information products and services originating exclusively through D&B. The D&B D-U-N-S Number is an internationally recognized common company identifier in EDI and global electronic commerce transactions.
Duns was created a Burgh of Barony in 1490, and is a former county town of Berwickshire in the Scottish Borders. The feudal Laird is Alexander Hay of Duns and Drumelzier. His family acquired Duns Castle in 1696, and were responsible for the present Gothic edifice; prior to that, it had been a substantial Pele tower belonging to the descendants of the Earl of Moray, who had been granted the estate by Robert I.