from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southern Ontario, Canada, on Lake Simcoe north-northwest of Toronto. It is a manufacturing center and summer resort. Population: 128,000.
- Barrie, Sir J(ames) M(atthew) 1860-1937. British writer whose whimsical and fantastic works include the play Peter Pan (1904).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. Scottish dramatist and novelist; created Peter Pan (1860-1937)
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M.. West does indeed give his account of what he calls the Barrie formula on his page 208, where he calls it "foolproof" and ascribes it to a novel by J.M. Barrie.
My family has been through a gruelling 3 1/2 years of court where my 14 year old Nephew was murdered in Barrie … Do you think the Crowns office wants to talk to us now … NO!
Thanks again Barrie for redirecting my moneky mind brain.
It is one-third larger than the infamous 2003 operation at the former Molson brewery in Barrie, where police seized 30,000 plants.
The London home of J.M. Barrie is for sale – for a cool $13-million (CDN).
I'm teaching summer school here in Barrie and working down in Toronto at the office ... but I'm not hauling butt around the globe talking, talking, talking.
We picked up Susan because Stephanie had the car and we all drove off to Starbucks in Barrie for a cuppa tea.
While Wodehouse and Milne may have had their private battles, and the literati may prefer the seduction of Wodehouse to the craft of Milne, the comparison of Milne to Barrie is obtuse.
She lives in Barrie and goes to Monsignor Clair school.
Stay tuned because Shvitki is playing in Barrie of the Ontario Hockey
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