Origin of cwm
1850–55; < Welsh: valley. See combe
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Examples from the Web for cwm
At Cwm Dyli farm they say hes gone to sell sheep; has he so?Through Welsh Doorways
Jeannette Augustus Marks
He was much impressed by Caddy of Cwm Glas, the strong woman.
The cwm has no attractions for a climber, yet at least one life has been lost in it.
He was the son of Cwm Cawlwyd, a chief of the tribe of Gododin.Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2
Charles Dudley Warner
So they proceeded to the place where was the Owl of Cwm Cawlwyd.The Mabinogion
Lady Charlotte Guest
- (in Wales) a valley
- geology another name for cirque (def. 1)
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Word Origin and History for cwm
1853, from Welsh cwm "coomb" (see coomb).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- See cirque.
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