Alloway

Alloway

[al-uh-wey]
noun
a hamlet in SW Scotland, near Ayr: birthplace of Robert Burns.
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Alloway (ˈæləˌweɪ)
 
n
a village in Scotland, in South Ayrshire, S of Ayr: birthplace of Robert Burns

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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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