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Mun·ro

 (mən-rō′), Alice Born 1931.
Canadian writer noted for vivid novels and short stories of life in rural Ontario. Her collections of stories include Dance of the Happy Shades (1968) and Moons of Jupiter (1982). She won the 2013 Nobel Prize for literature.

Munro

, Hector Hugh Pen name Saki  (sä′kē) 1870-1916.
British writer known for his witty and sometimes bitter short stories, published in collections such as The Chronicles of Clovis (1911).

Munro

(mʌnˈrəʊ)
n, pl Munros
(Mountaineering) mountaineering any separate mountain peak over 3000 feet high: originally used of Scotland only but now sometimes extended to other parts of the British Isles
[C20: named after Hugh Thomas Munro (1856–1919), who published a list of these in 1891]

Munro

(mʌnˈrəʊ)
n
1. (Biography) Alice, original name Alice Laidlaw. born 1931, Canadian short-story writer; her books include Lives of Girls and Women (1971), The Moons of Jupiter (1982), and The Love of a Good Woman (1999); winner of the Booker international prize (2009) for a lifetime body of work; awarded the Nobel prize for literature (2013)
2. (Biography) H(ector) H(ugh), pen name Saki. 1870–1916, Scottish author, born in Burma (now Myanmar), noted for his collections of satirical short stories, such as Reginald (1904) and Beasts and Superbeasts (1914)

Mun•ro

(mənˈroʊ)

n.
1. Alice (Laidlaw), born 1931, Canadian short-story writer.
2. H(ector) H(ugh) ( “Saki” ), 1870–1916, Scottish novelist and short-story writer, born in Burma.
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He has also been preparing for the trek by bagging as many Munros as possible around Scotland to get his body used to climbing gruelling, steep mountains.
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Then, after a quick bucket shower to get me moving, I'd be off to climb one of Scotland's 282 Munros. NOON You'd catch me on my bike whizzing through sunny French vineyards after a lazy picnic stop and wild river swim.
These mountains, known as Munros, are now the focus of a hobby called Munro bagging.
Once it has, I'm looking forward to doing a few munros with my mum, who is an expert and has climbed 108 of Scotland's munros.
He told the Advertiser: "I like long-distance walking and I've been climbing a few munros. I look to do a long trek every couple of years and I'm hoping to do the Great Glen Way next year.
Happily, however, Munros is still at the top of Grange Road, selling tweedy clothes and stout shoes to those who don't want to be like everybody else.
The woman and another walker were completing the Fisherfield Five munros in north west Scotland on Friday when she slipped and suffered an ankle injury that prevented her from walking any further, mountain rescuers said.
Where better to hide than up in the mountains, in the Munros? With faithful wee dog Tyke at his heels, Mickey flees a Glasgow rife with referendum fever for a country where crows and collie dogs can speak.