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moorburn or muirburn (ˈmuːrˌbʌrn, ˈmʊəˌbɜːn, ˈmuːrˌbʌrn, ˈmʊəˌbɜːn)
(Scot) the practice of burning off old growth on a heather moor to encourage new growth for grazing
muirburn or muirburn

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