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English nameForres
Gaelic nameFarrais
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationMoray
Local authorityMoray ~ Moireibh
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Moray ~ Moireibh
Topographical feature type
Post townFORRES
Postcode areaIV36
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNJ036587
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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Further Information

Language notes
Sources
Farrais Watson in Dwelly
In Gaelic Farais (open a in both syllables) Watson 1926, 498
Farrais Diack, Place-names of Pictland. I, 115
farrash Diack, Inscriptions, 195
Farrais Transactions vol. 22, 191 [Poem from the Maclagan MSS]
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