strath [strath]
[< Gael srath]
a wide river valley

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  • Strath — Strath, n. [Gael. srath.] A valley of considerable size, through which a river runs; a valley bottom; often used in composition with the name of the river; as, Strath Spey, Strathdon, Strathmore. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] The long green strath of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strath — (spr. sträth), s. Glen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • strath — strath; strath·spey; …   English syllables

  • Strath — (gälisch, spr. ßtrăth), breites, kultiviertes Tal, im Gegensatz zu Glen (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • strath — /strath/; Scot. /strddahth/, n. Scot. a wide valley. [1530 40; < Ir, ScotGael srath; akin to STRATUM] * * * …   Universalium

  • strath — (n.) wide river valley between hills, 1530s, from Scottish, from O.Ir. srath wide river valley, from O.Celt. *s(t)rato , from PIE root *stere to spread, extend, stretch out (see STRUCTURE (Cf. structure)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Strath — For Strathcona, see Strathcona. A strath is a large valley, typically a river valley that is wide and shallow (as opposed to a glen which is typically narrower and deep).An anglicisation of the Gaelic word srath , it is one of many that are have… …   Wikipedia

  • strath — /stræθ/ (say strath) noun a wide valley. {Scottish Gaelic srath} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • strath — noun Etymology: Scottish Gaelic srath Date: 1540 a flat wide river valley or the low lying grassland along it …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • strath — noun /stræθ/ A wide, flat river valley …   Wiktionary

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