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Angus 1

Pronunciation: /ˈaŋɡəs/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

A council area of NE Scotland; administrative centre, Forfar. It was known from the 16th century until 1928 as Forfarshire, and between 1975 and 1996 was part of Tayside region.

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Angus 2

Pronunciation: /ˈaŋɡəs/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

Short for Aberdeen Angus.
Example sentences
  • The single case of BSE discovered in an Angus cow in Canada should not trigger panic, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation warned in a statement issued in Rome.
  • Well I'm no expert but I'd guess sirloin steaks come from the loin, which looks like the bit I'd sit on if I was forced into a rodeo on an Angus beef bull.
  • Stuck in Oxford Street, I made my way to an Angus Steakhouse, nay, the very one that Ollie and I had lunched at during the summer.

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