Forfar


Forfar

Forfar [fawr-fer, -fahr] Examples noun

  1. a town in the Tayside region, in E Scotland.
  2. former name of Angus.

Examples from the Web for forfar Historical Examples of forfar

  • The Earl of Forfar—on the King’s side—wounded in the engagement.

    English and Scottish Ballads, Volume VII (of 8)

    Various

  • After receiving a liberal education, he was placed with a surgeon at Forfar.

    Literary Byways

    William Andrews

  • John Nevay, the bard of Forfar, was born in that town on the 28th of January 1792.

    The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume IV.

    Various

  • It lies about five miles northwest of Forfar, and about sixty-two miles north of Edinburgh.

    A Holiday in Bed and Other Sketches

    J. M. Barrie

  • The evidence concerning Isobel Shyrie at Forfar is too long to quote, but it is clear that she acted as the officer.

    The Witch-cult in Western Europe

    Margaret Alice Murray

  • British Dictionary definitions for forfar Forfar noun

    1. a market town in E Scotland, the administrative centre of Angus: site of a castle, residence of Scottish kings between the 11th and 14th centuries. Pop: 13 206 (2001)

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