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Munro

1. Alice, original name Alice Laidlaw. born 1931, Canadian short-story writer; her books include Lives of Girls and Women (1971), The Moons of Jupiter (1982), and The Love of a Good Woman (1999)
2. H(ector) H(ugh), pen name Saki. 1870--1916, Scottish author, born in Burma (now Myanmar), noted for his collections of satirical short stories, such as Reginald (1904) and Beasts and Superbeasts (1914)
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I expect I'll pay some Munros a return visit, but I'm not intending to do them all over again.
The most well known Munro is Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the British Isles, with an altitude of 4,409 ft.
I could do 10 in one day, I could do three in one day, it's going to be really weather specific and also I have to travel in between the groups of munros.
For 18 years I have been taking myself up to Scotland at every opportunity, spending holidays up there and ticking off a few Tops and Munros at weekends as well," he said.
We really liked her race record and she's in foal to the right stallion," said Steve Johnson, co-owner of Margaux Farm, who advises Munro.
Williams' Bob Munro, paradoxically, is a whiz of a corporate marketing schmoozologist, but he thinks his loving wife Jamie (``Curb Your Enthusiasm's'' Cheryl Hines) doesn't respect him and knows his sarcastic adolescents don't.
Sir Hugh Munro listed 538 tops, of which he considered 283 to be separate mountains.
A local four-person selection committee made up of community leaders reviewed numerous local candidates and ultimately, selected the Munros for the 2008 PSE Pioneer Award.
aspx Go outdoors: There is access to 20 Munros, 11 within walking distance, and numerous lower summits.
HAPLESS hillwalker Scott McCormick has revealed how his moment of glory turned to disaster when he bagged the last of Scotland's 282 Munros - then tripped and broke his leg.
And on entering Grange Road, I noticed that a bespoke tailoring shop called Munros has opened on the former site of Pyke the jeweller, whose displays once sparkled for those planning marriage, engagement or romance.
Bagging nine huge munros and feasting on delicious dishes adds up to the ideal Scottish short break for Dave Lafferty SCOTLAND in late spring could be viewed as somewhat of a gamble in terms of the weather - but pick your weekend wisely and you feel like the luckiest person alive.