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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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Angus Council have refused to say whether the girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been suspended from the school.
Robert Peat will leave Angus Council next month after failing to keep a job in the newly restructured local authority.
Arbroath Community Planning Partnership and Angus Council will begin the yearlong celebration - The Year of the Light - in 2011.
Today new claims by the neighbours of the boy's family reveal Angus Council ignored their complaints for four years.
Angus Council plans to erect a statue to this much-maligned youth-style.
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Bob Myles said Angus Council would be a "significantly different organisation" by 2022 and would no longer be able to deliver their current range and volume of services.
NHS Tayside and Angus Council also asked anyone who had stayed at the resort at the time to get in touch.
But to avoid a pounds 38,690 penalty for cancelling the lease it will be passed to Angus council to be installed in the golf town of Carnoustie.
The family claim Angus Council workmen only put salt on the pavement AFTER Isabel's death.
Angus council said: "Given the attention currently focused on her, she has been reassigned to other duties.