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A city of southern Ontario, Canada, on Lake Simcoe north-northwest of Toronto.


dialect Scot very good; attractive
[from Romany]


(Biography) Sir James Matthew. 1860–1937, Scottish dramatist and novelist, noted particularly for his popular children's play Peter Pan (1904)


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Sir James M(atthew), 1860–1937, Scottish writer.
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Noun1.Barrie - Scottish dramatist and novelistBarrie - Scottish dramatist and novelist; created Peter Pan (1860-1937)
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Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet, was a Scottish novelist and playwright, best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan.
The story of a little boy who never wants to grow up was written by Barrie after he befriended the Llewellyn-Davies family while walking in London's Kensington Gardens in 1897.
As an author of a multitude of Media textbooks, academic journal articles and invaluable teaching resources, Barrie empowered Media teachers with crucial, irreplaceable materials.
Ontario is making major upgrades to the Barrie GO Line to bring all-day, evening and weekend GO service to Barrie residents, helping to manage congestion and make it easier for commuters to take transit.
Three years ago, Barrie McCrorie, 29, was 24st and couldn't even bend down to tie his shoe laces.
ST HELENS council leader Barrie Grunewald was yesterday fighting for his life in a Spanish hospital after suffering a heart attack while on holiday.
Barrie at the beginning of the last century, has been adapted and co-opted innumerable times since.
Barrie Francis' book, Funny Old World, could have been written during the current Brexit storm.
David Barrie, 34, got a community sentence in October 2014 despite breaching strict conditions imposed on him in the wake of two previous sexual offences.
Childminders Michelle and Barrie Fender say they are planning to use some of the money to help treat Barrie, who suffers with sarcoidosis, a rare auto immune disease.
The JW Marriott Marquis Dubai has appointed Valerie Barrie as the new director of sales & marketing.
The woman was heading into Newcastle on a night out with a friend in February last year when Alan Barrie targeted her.