Ayr


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Ayr

 (âr)
A town of southwest Scotland at the mouth of the Ayr River on the Firth of Clyde.
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Ayr

(ɛə)
n
(Placename) a port in SW Scotland, in South Ayrshire. Pop: 46 431 (2001)
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Ayr

(ɛər)

n.
1. a seaport in SW Scotland. 49,481.
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The descendant of a warlike Scottish Border clan and the son of a stone-mason who is described as 'an awful fighter,' Carlyle was born in 1795 in the village of Ecclefechan, just across the line from England, and not far from Burns' county of Ayr. His fierce, intolerant, melancholy, and inwardly sensitive spirit, together with his poverty, rendered him miserable throughout his school days, though he secured, through his father's sympathy, a sound elementary education.
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