English version

glen

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nature
glenglen /ɡlen/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DNa deep narrow valley in Scotland or Ireland
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glenThe charcoal glen plaids are distinctive for their fine royal blue lines.And there are neighbouring glens on the east side of the watershed, also lovely and deserving of special mention.Drumnasole is another pretty, secondary glen with a waterfall and is within easy walking distance.The ball flew fantastically well in the air of that glen and sat invitingly on its lively turf.The rest of the day was spent by lonely Loch Beannacharain at the head of the glen.The glen is deeply enclosed by lofty mountain ranges, each side formed of a succession of peaks linked by ridges.They lived up and down this glen.
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