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Any of a breed of hornless beef cattle that originated in Scotland and are usually black but also occur in a red variety. Also called Black Angus.

[After Angus, former county of Scotland.]


(Placename) 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)


(ˈæŋ gəs)

1. Formerly, Forfar. a historic county in E Scotland.
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Noun1.Angus - Celtic god of love and beauty; patron deity of young men and women
Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland - an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
2.Angus - black hornless breed from ScotlandAngus - black hornless breed from Scotland  
beef, beef cattle - cattle that are reared for their meat
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Tha taic, agus a chogais, a' tighinn bho Aonghas Phadraig Caimbeul mar MhacRath, neach bagairt agus britheamh air Gibson, agus sgioba bheag thalantach.
Aonghas St-Hilaire Kweyol in Postcolonial Saint Lucia: Globalization, Language Planning and National Development.
Valuable work by Steve Boardman on the Campbells, Martin MacGregor on the MacGregors, Aonghas MacCoinnich on the Mackenzies, and Alison Cathcart on the Grants of Freuchy and the hybrid Clan Chattan has widened our understanding of different power structures within the clans.
Tambien por el serbal y el pino que la ocultaban del mar y de la breve luz del sol y por el collie Aonghas, acostado a la puerta donde murio: un bastidor de huesos, una trampa saltada.
Visitors will hear tales of intrigue, battle, witchcraft and downfall and a powerful musical score, with music by William Sweeney and words by Aonghas MacNeacail.
Steve Murdoch and Angus Mackillop, Fighting for Identity, which includes another exposition on the nineteenth century by Streets, as well as a wide-ranging essay by Dauvit Horsbroch and an investigation of earlier Gaelic military identity by Aonghas MacCoinnich.