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Dejected "Yes" supporters comfort each other in Glasgow's George Square on Sept. 19 after Scotland's independence referendum was defeated. The United Kingdom remained intact after 55.3 percent of Scottish voters rejected independence in a record-breaking national referendum.

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Pro-union supporters celebrate as referendum results are announced at a "Better Together" event in Glasgow.

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Image: Supporters from the "No" Campaign react to a declaration in their favour, in Glasgow, Scotland

Many "No" supporters waited through the night for results to be counted, and were jubilant when the vote went in their favor.

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"Yes" campaign supporters ended the night in defeat following the decision to remain part of the United Kingdom.

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"No" supporters at the Better Together event were overcome with emotions as the result was announced.

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Pro-independence supporters consoled themselves upon learning that Scotland would remain in the United Kingdom.

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Dejected "Yes" supporters were in disbelief after learning that Scottish voters rejected independence.

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In the wake of the announcement rejecting independence, streets were littered with leftover "Yes" campaign posters.

More photos from Scotland's independence referendum

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