Dunsinane

[ duhn-suh-neyn, duhn-suh-neyn ]
/ ˈdʌn səˌneɪn, ˌdʌn səˈneɪn /

noun

a hill NE of Perth, in central Scotland: a ruined fort on its summit is traditionally called Macbeth's Castle. 1012 feet (308 meters).

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Dunsinane
/ (dʌnˈsɪnən) /

noun

a hill in central Scotland, in the Sidlaw Hills: the ruined fort at its summit is regarded as Macbeth's castle. Height: 308 m (1012 ft)

usage for Dunsinane

The pronunciation (ˈdʌnsɪˌneɪn) is used in Shakespeare's Macbeth for the purposes of rhyme
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