firth

noun \ ˈfərth \

Definition of firth

Examples of firth in a Sentence

  1. the Firth of Forth in Scotland

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Origin and Etymology of firth

Middle English, from Old Norse fjǫrthr — more at ford

firth Synonyms

Synonyms

arm, bay, bight, cove, creek [chiefly British], estuary, fjord (also fiord), gulf, inlet, loch [Scottish];


FIRTH Defined for Kids

firth

noun \ ˈfərth \

Definition of firth for Students

: a narrow arm of the sea


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