firth

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noun \ˈfərth\

Definition of firth

  1. :  estuary

Examples of firth in a Sentence

  1. the Firth of Forth in Scotland

Origin and Etymology of firth

Middle English, from Old Norse fjǫrthr — more at ford


First Known Use: 14th century


FIRTH Defined for Kids

firth

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noun \ˈfərth\

Definition of firth for Students

  1. :  a narrow arm of the sea



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