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Mac·pher·son(mək-fûr′sən), James 1736-1796.
Scottish poet who claimed to have translated the works of Ossian, a third-century Gaelic poet and warrior. Although based on unauthenticated original texts, the translations influenced many writers.
(Biography) James. 1736–96, Scottish poet and translator. He published supposed translations of the legendary Gaelic poet Ossian, in reality largely his own work
James, 1736–96, Scottish author.