glen

[ glen ]
/ glɛn /

noun

a small, narrow, secluded valley.

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Origin of glen

1480–90; < Irish, Scots Gaelic gleann; cognate with Welsh glynn

OTHER WORDS FROM glen

glen·like, adjective

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Glen
[ glen ]
/ glɛn /

noun

a male or female given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for glen

glen
/ (ɡlɛn) /

noun

a narrow and deep mountain valley, esp in Scotland or Ireland

Derived forms of glen

glenlike, adjective

Word Origin for glen

C15: from Scottish Gaelic gleann, from Old Irish glend
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