beallach

noun
beal·​lach
variants: or less commonly bealach \ ˈbeˌläḵ \
plural -s

Definition of beallach

Scottish & Irish
: a mountain pass

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History and Etymology for beallach

Irish Gaelic bealach road, path, mountain pass, from Middle Irish belach gap, pass

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“Beallach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beallach. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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