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kyle

[ kahyl ]
/ kaɪl /
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noun Scot.
a narrow channel of water between two islands or between an island and the mainland; a strait or sound.
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Origin of kyle

1540–50; <Scots Gaelic caoil (genitive of caol) strait, sound (noun use of caol narrow)

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Kyle
[ kahyl ]
/ kaɪl /

noun
a male or female given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for kyle

kyle
/ (kaɪl) /

noun
Scot (esp in place names) a narrow strait or channelKyle of Lochalsh

Word Origin for kyle

C16: from Gaelic caol, from caol narrow
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