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"The Banks O' Doon" (Modern Scots: The Banks o Doon) is a Scots song written by Robert Burns in 1791, sometimes known as "Ye Banks and Braes" (after the opening line of the third version). [1]

8 relations: Air (music), Bengali literature, India, Modern Scots, Rabindranath Tagore, River Doon, Robert Burns, Scots language.

Air (music)

An air ("aria"; also ayr, ayre in French) is a song-like vocal or instrumental composition.

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Bengali literature

Bengali literature (বাংলা সাহিত্য, Bangla Sahityô) denotes the body of writings in the Bengali language.

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India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Modern Scots

Modern Scots comprises the varieties of Scots traditionally spoken in Lowland Scotland, and parts of Ulster, from 1700.

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Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore FRAS, also written Ravīndranātha Ṭhākura (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), sobriquet Gurudev, was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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River Doon

The River Doon (Abhainn Dhùin) is a river in Ayrshire, Scotland.

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Robert Burns

Robert Burns (25 January 175921 July 1796), also known as Rabbie Burns, the Bard of Ayrshire, Ploughman Poet and various other names and epithets, was a Scottish poet and lyricist.

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Scots language

Scots is the Germanic language variety spoken in Lowland Scotland and parts of Ulster (where the local dialect is known as Ulster Scots).

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The Caledonian Hunt's Delight, Ye Banks and Braes, Ye Banks and Braes O' Bonnie Doon.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Banks_O'_Doon

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