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1. A river rising in the Cairngorm Mountains of eastern Scotland and flowing about 145 km (90 mi) eastward to the North Sea through an artificial channel at Aberdeen. It is known for its scenic beauty and salmon fisheries.
2. A river of northern Wales and western England flowing about 110 km (70 mi) partially along the Welsh-English border to the Irish Sea.
The letter d.
a Scot word for die1
1. (Placename) a river in N Wales and NW England, rising in S Gwynedd and flowing east and north to the Irish Sea. Length: about 112 km (70 miles)
2. (Placename) a river in NE Scotland, rising in the Cairngorms and flowing east to the North Sea. Length: about 140 km (87 miles)
3. (Placename) a river in S Scotland, flowing south to the Solway Firth. Length: about 80 km (50 miles)
(Biography) John. 1527–1608, English mathematician, astrologer, and magician: best known for his preface (1570) to the first edition of Euclid in English
1. a river in NE Scotland, flowing E into the North Sea at Aberdeen. 90 mi. (145 km) long.
2. a river in N Wales and W England, flowing E and N into the Irish Sea. ab. 70 mi. (110 km) long.
Past participle: deed