Dunbar

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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.

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Dunbar

  1. A town in East Lothian, Scotland.
    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. A Scottish surname​.

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