Definition of strath in English:

strath

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Pronunciation: /straθ
 
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noun

Scottish
  • A broad mountain valley: [in combination:, in place names]: Strathclyde
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    • A limp haze hung over the broad strath and the river, hugging the edge of the valley, was unusually pensive.
    • There are at least 12 million Americans, she says, who claim to be descended from the former inhabitants of our straths and glens and slums.
    • The oldest Highland regiment was raised in neighbouring Perthshire and recruits, still, in the cities, towns, villages and straths of that part of Scotland.

Origin

mid 16th century: from Scottish Gaelic srath.

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