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A long, narrow inlet of the sea.
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(Physical Geography) a relatively narrow inlet of the sea, esp in Scotland
[C15: from Old Norse fjörthr fiord]
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an indentation of the seacoast.
[1400–50; late Middle English (Scots) < Old Norse firth-, s. of fjǫrthr fjord]
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A long narrow inlet of the sea. Firths are usually the lower part of an estuary, but are sometimes fjords.
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|Noun||1.||Firth - English linguist who contributed to linguistic semantics and to prosodic phonology and who was noted for his insistence on studying both sound and meaning in context (1890-1960)|
|2.||firth - a long narrow estuary (especially in Scotland)|
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
estuary - the wide part of a river where it nears the sea; fresh and salt water mix
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