noun[in place names] Scottish
The mouth of a river; an estuary: Inverness
More example sentences
- In Scotland, the invers and abers are distributed in a curious and instructive manner.
- On the river Earn, there is an Inver at the confluence of the Powaffray.
- As O'Huidhrin sang half a century later, it is "the land of the two invers," the creeks of Doonbeg and Liscannor.
early 17th century: from Scottish Gaelic inbhir.