- a river in SW Scotland, flowing NW from Ayr County to the Firth of Clyde. About 30 miles (48 km) long.
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Local book festivals such as the Doon readings in Dehra Dun and the Kalaghoda festival in Mumbai are increasingly popular.Celebrating Books at 7,600 Feet
May 24, 2010
I'm layin doon no prenciple; I'm sayin only hoo it affecs me.Heather and Snow
Our place is but sma', but ye'll no min' sitttin' doon wi' our ain sels.David Elginbrod
It's the same wi' Wullie and the tykes—they're doon on him same as men are on me.
They'll no hurt us noo we're up; it's when we're doon they'll flock like corbies to the carrion.
One only of these is noteworthy—that most popular song, The Banks o' Doon.Robert Burns
- a Scot word for down 1
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