Definition of glen in English:

glen

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Pronunciation: /glɛn
 
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noun

A narrow valley, especially in Scotland or Ireland.
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  • The choice of venue - Glasgow, the road junction for Gaelic immigration from the Highlands of Scotland and the glens of Ireland - is also significant.
  • The Slieve Blooms full of hidden glens and valleys and lakes and have a certain magic that draws not only the tourists but also the locals back again and again.
  • And you can see why, because the tiny island has the lot - mountains, rugged coastline, beaches, open moorland and wooded glens.

Origin

late Middle English: from Scottish Gaelic and Irish gleann (earlier glenn).

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