: a flat wide river valley or the low-lying grassland along it

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Callan Bentley has a nice diagram explaining difference between a fill terrace and a strath terrace. Brian Romans, WIRED, 26 May 2010

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Word History


Scottish Gaelic srath

First Known Use

1508, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of strath was in 1508

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“Strath.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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