James macpherson

Macpherson

[muhk-fur-suhn]
noun
James, 1736–96, Scottish author and translator.
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Macpherson (məkˈfɜːsən)
 
n
James. 1736--96, Scottish poet and translator. He published supposed translations of the legendary Gaelic poet Ossian, in reality largely his own work

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james macpherson

Scottish poet whose initiation of the Ossianic controversy has obscured his genuine contributions to Gaelic studies

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