Definition of Ouse in English:


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Pronunciation: /uːz
  • 1 (also Great Ouse) A river of eastern England, which rises in Northamptonshire and flows 257 km (160 miles) eastwards then northwards through East Anglia to the Wash near King’s Lynn.
  • 2A river of NE England, formed at the confluence of the Ure and Swale in North Yorkshire and flowing 92 km (57 miles) south-eastwards through York to the Humber estuary.
  • 3A river of SE England, which rises in the Weald of West Sussex and flows 48 km (30 miles) south-eastwards to the English Channel.
  • 4 (also Little Ouse) A river of East Anglia, which forms a tributary of the Great Ouse.

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