from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • King of Scotland (1040–1057) who ascended the throne after killing King Duncan (died 1040) in battle. Legends of his rise to power and reign are the basis of Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth.

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  • proper noun A Shakespeare play, about the Scottish royal family

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  • noun king of Scotland (died in 1057)


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