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Angus

[ang-guh s] /ˈæŋ gəs/
noun
1.
Formerly Forfar. a historic county in E Scotland.
3.
a male given name.
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Angus

/ˈæŋɡəs/
noun
1.
a council area of E Scotland on the North Sea: the historical county of Angus became part of Tayside region in 1975; reinstated as a unitary authority (excluding City of Dundee) in 1996. Administrative centre: Forfar. Pop: 107 520 (2003 est). Area: 2181 sq km (842 sq miles)
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Word Origin and History for Angus

masc. proper name, Scottish, related to Irish Aonghus, a compound that may be rendered in English as "one choice." Also the name of a county in Scotland, hence a breed of cattle (1842) associated with that region.

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