- a town in the Tayside region, in E Scotland.
- former name of Angus.
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The Earl of Forfar—on the King's side—wounded in the engagement.
After receiving a liberal education, he was placed with a surgeon at Forfar.Literary Byways
John Nevay, the bard of Forfar, was born in that town on the 28th of January 1792.
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
- 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)