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[tros-uh ks]
  1. a valley in central Scotland, in Perth county, near Loch Katrine.
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Examples from the Web for trossachs

Historical Examples

  • Between this point and Loch Katrine, a mile, are the "Trossachs."

    Over the Ocean

    Curtis Guild

  • They were bound on a pleasure-trip for Loch Katrine and the Trossachs.

    The Felon's Track

    Michael Doheny

  • A road has been constructed from the Trossachs for nearly six miles along the northern shore.

  • Perhaps no district indeed on the world's surface is so well known (even to those who have never seen it), as the Trossachs.

  • The objection is utterly futile, for there is not a single spire or pinnacle from one end of the Trossachs to the other.

British Dictionary definitions for trossachs


noun the Trossachs (functioning as plural or singular)
  1. a narrow wooded valley in central Scotland, between Loch Achray and Loch Katrine: made famous by Sir Walter Scott's descriptions
  2. (popularly) the area extending northwards from Loch Ard and Aberfoyle to Lochs Katrine, Achray, and Venachar
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