See also: dun-bar


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Scottish Gaelic dun (fortress, fort, castle, tower) + Irish bar (hill, height, top, extremity, point) or possibly from the name Bar or Barr, a follower of Kenneth, a captain of the Scots.


Proper nounEdit

Dunbar (plural Dunbars)

  1. A town in East Lothian council area, Scotland (OS grid ref NT6778).
    • 1965 — In reply he sent Wilfrid to his town of Dunbar under the supervision of a sheriff called Tydlin whom he knew to be more cruel. — Eddius Stephanus, Life of Wilfrid, Page 107, 12th century. Translated from Latin by J. F. Webb.
  2. An unincorporated community in Houston County, Georgia, United States.
  3. An unincorporated community in Butler County, Kentucky, United States.
  4. A village in Otoe County, Nebraska, United States.
  5. An unincorporated community in Washington County, Ohio, United States.
  6. A borough of Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States.
  7. An unincorporated community in Wise County, Virginia, United States.
  8. A city in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States.
  9. A town and census-designated place in Marinette County, Wisconsin, United States.
  10. A Scottish surname​.