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A city of southern Ontario, Canada, on Lake Simcoe north-northwest of Toronto.
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dialect Scot very good; attractive
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(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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(ˈbær i)

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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BARRIE Hole, a former Wales, Cardiff City and Swansea player, has died aged 76.
BARRIE Hole, a former Wales, Swansea and Cardiff City player, has died aged 76.
Swansea-born Barrie hailed from a footballing family - his father had been a professional player forSwanseaTown before World War II and his brothers Colin and Alan also played for their hometown club.
Former Walsall FC president Barrie Blower MBE died in the early hours of last Thursday at the age of 78 following a battle with illness.
Barrie, whose daughter Nicola and her pal Karen Hadaway, both aged nine, were murdered by Bishop, said: "He destroyed my family and I believe these women helped him."
A GROUP of seriously ill children were treated to a VIP evening, including meeting Rak-Su, as they watched Radio City Live at the Liverpool ECHO Arena on Friday, November 23, thanks to the Barrie Wells Trust.
Young people from across the town will join together for an evening of music, dance and theatre at Dumfries Academy where Peter Pan author JM Barrie was a pupil from 1873-78.
Author JM Barrie's character Peter Pan has been played on screen by a long list of actors including Mia Farrow and Robin Williams, and more recently Levi Miller and Jeremy Sumpter.