Dunbar

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biographical name Dun·bar \ ˈdən-ˌbär \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of Dunbar

Paul Laurence 1872–1906 American poet

Dunbar

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biographical name \ ˈdən-ˌbär , ˌdən-ˈbär \

Definition of Dunbar

William 1460?–?1530 Scottish poet

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