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linn

 (lĭn)
n. Scots
1. A waterfall.
2. A steep ravine.

[Scottish Gaelic linne, pool, waterfall.]

linn

(lɪn)
n
1. (Physical Geography) a waterfall or a pool at the foot of it
2. (Physical Geography) a ravine or precipice
[C16: probably from a confusion of two words, Scottish Gaelic linne pool and Old English hlynn torrent]

linn

(lɪn)

n. Chiefly Scot.
1. a waterfall.
2. a steep ravine or precipice.
[before 1000; conflation of Old English hlynn torrent (not recorded in Middle English), and Scottish Gaelic linne, c. Irish linn, Welsh llyn]
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