Definition of salmon run in English:
A migration of salmon up a river from the sea, in order to spawn.
- Resident orcas are fish-eaters with a strong preference for salmon, timing their movements within their territories with salmon runs.
- Environmental groups, which want the Scottish Executive to move fish farms away from salmon runs, said it was too early to draw firm conclusions on a permanent recovery.
- The inhabitants of the Outer Hebrides, along with many others in Scotland, see their illegal harvesting of local salmon runs as their heritable right.
Definition of salmon run in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia