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See also: douglas
- (countable) A habitational surname from Scottish Gaelic of Scottish origin.
- (countable) A male given name transferred from the surname.
- A place name or the name of a geographical feature, often given after a person, notably held by:
- Douglas, the capital city of the Isle of Man.
- A number of places in the United Kingdom:
- A village and suburb of Cork, County Cork, Ireland.
- A village in Belize.
- A settlement in East Falkland, Falkland Islands.
- A town in Northern Cape, South Africa.
- A number of places in Australasia:
- A number of places in Canada:
- A number of places in the United States:
- A town in Marshall County, Alabama.
- A community on Douglas Island, Alaska, directly across from Juneau.
- A city in Cochise County, Arizona.
- A city in Coffee County, Georgia.
- A neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois.
- An unincorporated community in Knox County, Illinois.
- An unincorporated community in St. Clair County, Illinois.
- An unincorporated community in Gibson County, Indiana.
- A town in Worcester County, Massachusetts.
- A city in Allegan County, Michigan.
- An unincorporated community in Olmsted County, Minnesota.
- The former alternative name of Oak Ridge, Pemiscot County, Missouri.
- A village in Otoe County, Nebraska.
- A tiny city in Ward County, North Dakota.
- An unincorporated community in Putnam County, Ohio.
- A tiny town in Garfield County, Oklahoma.
- An unincorporated community in Douglas County, Washington.
- An unincorporated community in Calhoun County, West Virginia.
- A small town in Marquette County, Wisconsin.
- A small city, the county seat of Converse County, Wyoming.
- c. 1597 (date written), William Shakespeare, “The First Part of Henry the Fourth, […]”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies […] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act IV, scene v]:
- The noble Scot, Lord Douglas, when he saw
- The fortune of the day quite turn'd from him
- The noble Percy slain, and all his men
- Upon the foot of fear, fled with the rest.
- 1756 John Home, Douglas: A Tragedy, Prologue
- Douglas, a name through all the world renown'd,
- A name that rouses like the trumpet's sound!
- 1960 Muriel Spark, The Ballad of Peckham Rye, New Directions Publishing, 1999, page 68-69
- 'Just call me Dougal,' said Dougal.
- 'Douglas,' she said, pronouncing it 'Dooglass'.
- 'No, Dougal - Douglas is my surname.'
- 'Oh, Dougal Douglas. Dougal's the first name.'
male given name
capital of the Isle of Man