I. geographical name see Forfar 1 II. geographical name see Angus II

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  • Forfarshire —    FORFARSHIRE, a maritime county, in the east of Scotland, bounded on the north by the counties of Aberdeen and Kincardine; on the east, by the German Ocean; on the south, by the Frith of Tay; and on the west, by Perthshire. It lies between 56°… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Forfarshire — (spr.fórrfarschĭr, Angus), Grafschaft in Mittelschottland, grenzt im O. an die Nordsee, im N. an die Grafschaften Kincardine und Aberdeen, im W. an Perth, im S. an den Firth of Tay und umfaßt 2306 qkm (41,9 QM.) mit (1901) 284,078 Einw. (123 auf… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • FORFARSHIRE —    or ANGUS    (278), a maritime county on the E. side of Scotland, lying N. of the Firth of Tay; Strathmore and the Carse of Gowrie are fertile valleys, where agriculture and cattle rearing flourish, and which, with the Braes of Angus in the N.… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • forfarshire — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌshi(ə)r, iə , shə(r) adjective or forfar Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: from Forfarshire or county of Forfar, Scotland : angus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Forfarshire — Angus Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Angus est un prénom gaélique. Lieux ou régions Angus, une région de l est de l Écosse, Angus, un ancien comté de l est de l Écosse, Angus, une ville …   Wikipédia en Français

  • forfarshire — for·far·shire …   English syllables

  • Forfarshire (ship) — This article is about the Forfarshire, a steamship which sank off the Farne Islands in 1838. Several other ships have also been named Forfarshire.The Forfarshire was a paddlesteamer with brigantine rigging, built in Dundee in 1834, and which… …   Wikipedia

  • Forfarshire Cup — The Forfarshire Cup is a football competition in Scotland competed for by teams in the Forfarshire Football Association from Angus and Dundee. The name of the competition is often baffling to some, as Forfarshire is an archaic and anglicised name …   Wikipedia

  • Форфаршир — (Forfarshire) графство в Средней Шотландии, у Немецкого моря. 2306 кв. км. 277 тыс. жителей. Состоит из 4 разнохарактерных областей: неплодородной гористой части (Braes of Angus), прорезываемой живописными и плодородными долинами, холмистой и… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Scottish feudal Barony of Craigie — Flag of Scotland The Barony of Craigie is a Scottish feudal Crown barony within and near Dundee in Scotland. Craigie has long been incorporated within the boundaries of the Royal Burgh of Dundee; before that it was a barony lying on the periphery …   Wikipedia

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