Loch Ness


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ness

(nɛs)

n.
a headland; promontory; cape.
[before 900; Middle English -nes(se) (in place names), in part continuing Old English næs, in part < Old Norse nes]

-ness

a suffix attached to adjectives and participles, forming abstract nouns denoting quality and state (and often, by extension, something exemplifying a quality or state): darkness; goodness; obligingness; preparedness.
[Middle English, Old English -nes, -nis, c. Old High German -nessi, Gothic -nassus; suffix orig. *-assus; -n- by false division of words with adj. and past participle stems ending in -n-; compare Old English efnes (later efen-nys) evenness]

Ness

(nɛs)
n.
Loch, a lake in SW Scotland, near Inverness. 23 mi. (37 km) long.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Loch Ness - a lake in the Scottish highlandsLoch Ness - a lake in the Scottish highlands; the largest body of fresh water in Great Britain
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
Loch Ness monster, Nessie - a large aquatic animal supposed to resemble a serpent or plesiosaur of Loch Ness in Scotland
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SCIENTISTS say they can today reveal the secret of the Loch Ness Monster.
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Every year people flock to Loch Ness in hope they might catch a glimpse of the famous Loch Ness Monster.
Rumors about the existence of a Loch Ness monster resurfaced after a stunned tourist captured a video showing ripples seen across one of Scotland's most popular and probably most mysterious lochs.
For not only will their 23-mile swim take 13 hours, they might have to dodge the Loch Ness Monster on the way.
Scotland's Loch Ness (Lake Ness) is home to one of the most famous and legendary creatures--the Loch Ness Monster.
Inverness Caley's Twitter page received 230,000 hits from fans of the Loch Ness Monster and the football genius.
Available in both DVD and Blu-ray formats, Loch Ness, series 1 debuts a new thriller series set in the beautiful Scottish countryside.