strath

noun

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

Examples of strath in a Sentence

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

Etymology

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strath. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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