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Burns, Robert

     
Burns, Robert
(1759-96) a Scottish poet who wrote in the Scots dialect and is regarded as Scotland's national poet. He wrote about love, country life, and national pride, and his best-known poems include Tam o'Shanter and To a Mouse. Scottish people all over the world celebrate his birthday on 25 January, Burns Night.

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