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  1. a port and resort in E Scotland, in Angus: scene of the barons of Scotland's declaration of independence to Pope John XXII in 1320. Pop: 22 785 (2001)
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Examples from the Web for arbroath

Historical Examples

  • That night our hero was lodged in the common jail of Arbroath.

    The Lighthouse

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • The wind shifted to the westward to-day, and the Tender got into Arbroath.

  • Now, as the freight from Aberdeen to Arbroath will be about 7d.

  • The Arbroath stone will cost, delivered at the work, about 9s.

  • The captain and all the crew but himself were from Arbroath, in Scotland.