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A river of southwest Scotland flowing about 171 km (106 mi) northwest to the Firth of Clyde, an estuary of the North Channel. The river is navigable to Glasgow for oceangoing vessels.
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1. (Placename) Firth of Clyde an inlet of the Atlantic in SW Scotland. Length: 103 km (64 miles)
2. (Placename) a river in S Scotland, rising in South Lanarkshire and flowing northwest to the Firth of Clyde: formerly extensive shipyards. Length: 170 km (106 miles)
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1. a river in S Scotland, flowing NW into the Firth of Clyde. 106 mi. (170 km) long.
2. Firth of, an inlet of the Atlantic, in SW Scotland. 64 mi. (103 km) long.
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|Noun||1.||Clyde - a river in western Scotland that flows from the southern uplands into the Firth of Clyde; navigable by oceangoing vessels as far as Glasgow|
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
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