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Alloway

[al-uh-wey] /ˈæl əˌweɪ/
noun
1.
a hamlet in SW Scotland, near Ayr: birthplace of Robert Burns.
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Alloway

/ˈæləˌweɪ/
noun
1.
a village in Scotland, in South Ayrshire, S of Ayr: birthplace of Robert Burns
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Encyclopedia Article for Alloway

southern suburb of the town of Ayr, South Ayrshire council area, historic county of Ayrshire, Scotland, famous as the birthplace of Scotland's national poet, Robert Burns. There is a museum alongside the thatched cottage where he was born in 1759 and a memorial built in 1820 in the form of a Grecian temple. The Brig o' Doon, immortalized in Burns's poem "Tam o' Shanter," is nearby.

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