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strath

Syllabification: strath
Pronunciation: /straTH
 
/

Definition of strath in English:

noun

Scottish
A broad mountain valley.
Example sentences
  • A limp haze hung over the broad strath and the river, hugging the edge of the valley, was unusually pensive.
  • There are at least 12 million Americans, she says, who claim to be descended from the former inhabitants of our straths and glens and slums.
  • The oldest Highland regiment was raised in neighbouring Perthshire and recruits, still, in the cities, towns, villages and straths of that part of Scotland.

Origin

mid 16th century: from Scottish Gaelic srath.

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