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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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Owned by her breeder James Nelson, Turbo Linn was bred to be a jumper, for she is by the handicapper Turbo Speed, who stood at only pounds 500, out of Linns Heir, who won three bumpers.
TURBO LINN, the rags-to-riches filly who went from winning bumpers to Group success on the Flat, has been retired, writes Colin Russell.
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When breeder James Nelson brought together the stallion Turbo Speed and the mare Linns Heir in 2002, he was struck by good fortune of quite staggering proportions.
They may have the great filly Rags To Riches in America, but we have the original rags-to-riches story in Turbo Linn.
Len suggested that she was sent to Leading Counsel in Ireland, and from that we got Linns Heir.
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5, 1999--Track Data Corporation announced today it signed an agreement to provide its myTrack Internet-based quote service to users of Investor/RT daytrading software from Linn Software, Inc.
Linn, President of Linn Software, said, "We are pleased to be the first software vendor to incorporate myTrack's open protocol.