\ ˈstrath How to pronounce strath (audio) \

Definition of strath

: 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, "Wednesday potpourri of the geoblogosphere," 26 May 2010

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First Known Use of strath

1508, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for strath

Scottish Gaelic srath

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“Strath.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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