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A town of southeast Scotland on the North Sea east of Edinburgh. Oliver Cromwell defeated the Covenanters here on September 3, 1650.
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(Placename) a port and resort in SE Scotland, in East Lothian: scene of Cromwell's defeat of the Scots (1650). Pop: 6354 (2001)
(Biography) William. ?1460–?1520, Scottish poet, noted for his satirical, allegorical, and elegiac works
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Dun•bar(ˈdʌn bɑr for 1; dʌnˈbɑr for 2, 3 )
1. Paul Laurence, 1872–1906, U.S. poet.
2. William, c1460–c1520, Scottish poet.
3. a town in the Lothian region, in SE Scotland, at the mouth of the Firth of Forth: site of Cromwell's defeat of the Scots 1650. 4586.
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