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(Placename) a hill in central Scotland, in the Sidlaw Hills: the ruined fort at its summit is regarded as Macbeth's castle. Height: 308 m (1012 ft)
Usage: The pronunciation (ˈdʌnsɪˌneɪn) is used in Shakespeare's Macbeth for the purposes of rhyme


(ˈdʌn səˌneɪn, ˌdʌn səˈneɪn)

a hill NE of Perth, in central Scotland. 1012 ft. (308 m).
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With the Three Witches having sloped off across the blasted heath and Birnam Wood yet to show up outside Dunsinane the stage is set for all manner of hurly-burly, little of it seemly and all of it about some very large egos juggling for a place on the political gravy trains.
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And while the increasingly tyrannical ruler is bolstered by further phrases from the oracular troika of so-called weird sisters--this time in the form of apparitions boasting that while Macduff is to be feared, 'none of woman born / Shall harm Macbeth' and 'Macbeth shall never vanquish'd be until / Great Birnam wood to high Dunsinane hill / Shall come against him' (2)--a sense of impending doom, of evil deeds leading to an unfortunate end, cannot be shaken.
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102-3]) and he will not lose the crown ("Macbeth shall never vanquish'd be until / Great Birnam wood to high Dunsinane hill / Shall come against him" [114-16]).
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The night of the event, our dining room, populated by a forest of hungry, sweaty, seven-foot giants, looked as though Birnam Wood had come to Dunsinane.
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