tarn

noun \ ˈtärn \

Definition of tarn

: a small steep-banked mountain lake or pool

Origin and Etymology of tarn

Middle English terne, tarne, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse tjǫrn small lake


Tarn

geographical name \ ˈtärn \

Definition of Tarn

river 233 miles (375 kilometers) long in southern France flowing west into the Garonne River

TARN Defined for English Language Learners

tarn

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Definition of tarn for English Language Learners

  • : a small lake among mountains


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