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Dunsinane

(dŭn'sĭnān`), westernmost of the Sidlaw Hills, 1,012 ft (308 m) high, Perth and Kinross, central Scotland. On its summit are ruins of a fort, called Macbeth's Castle; it is the traditional scene of MacbethMacbeth
, d. 1057, king of Scotland (1040–57). He succeeded his father as governor of the province of Moray c.1031 and was a military commander for Duncan I. In 1040 he killed Duncan in battle and seized the throne.
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's final defeat as related by Shakespeare.

Dunsinane

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.)
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Three witches had told Macbeth he was safe in his castle and only had to fear defeat on the day great Birnam Woodwas brought to high Dunsinane Hill, where his fortress stood.