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inver Line breaks: inver
Pronunciation: /ˈɪnvə/

Definition of inver in English:

noun

[in place names] Scottish
The mouth of a river; an estuary: Inverness
More example sentences
  • The old folks party will be held in the Lighthouse Tavern, Inver, on Sunday, December 5th.
  • Her remains were removed from her residence to Inver Church, burial took place following Requiem mass in Inver Cemetery.
  • On the river Earn, there is an Inver at the confluence of the Powaffray.

Origin

Early 17th century: from Scottish Gaelic inbhir.

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