Definition of Burns Night noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Burns Night

BrE BrE//ˈbɜːnz naɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɜːrnz naɪt//
[uncountable, countable]
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the evening of 25 January when Scottish people celebrate the birthday of the Scottish poet, Robert Burns, with traditional Scottish music, whisky and dishes such as haggis