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/ ˈbær i /
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Sir James M(atthew), 1860–1937, Scottish novelist, short-story writer, and playwright.
a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada, NW of Toronto.
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Example sentences from the Web for Barrie
That village in the hollow, which is so red and striking in the sunset, is Kirriemuir: it is the Thrums of Barries novel.The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6|Augustus J. C. Hare
And this, please your grace, has been announced as Barries crowning fantasy!
British Dictionary definitions for Barrie (1 of 2)
/ (ˈbærɪ) /
Scot dialect very good; attractive
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British Dictionary definitions for Barrie (2 of 2)
/ (ˈbærɪ) /
Sir James Matthew . 1860–1937, Scottish dramatist and novelist, noted particularly for his popular children's play Peter Pan (1904)
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