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Mac·Diar·mid(mək-dûr′mĭd), Hugh Pen name of Christopher Murray Grieve. 1892-1978.
Scottish poet whose works, many written in Scots, reflect his support for political independence from Great Britain and sparked a revival of modern Scottish literature.
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(Biography) Hugh, pen name of Christopher Murray Grieve. 1892–1978, Scottish poet; a founder of the Scottish National Party. His poems include A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle (1926)
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