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linn

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noun \ˈlin\

Definition of linn

  1. 1 chiefly Scottish :  waterfall

  2. 2 chiefly Scottish :  a steep ravine



Examples of linn in a sentence

  1. <climb to the cairn above the loch, and from there you'll get a broad view of the linn>



Origin and Etymology of linn

Scottish Gaelic linne pool


First Known Use: 1513

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