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1. A lake.
2. An arm of the sea similar to a fjord.
[Middle English louch, from Scottish Gaelic loch, from Old Irish.]
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1. (Physical Geography) a Scot word for lake1
2. (Physical Geography) Also called: sea loch a long narrow bay or arm of the sea in Scotland
[C14: from Gaelic]
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1. a lake.
2. a partially landlocked or protected bay; a narrow arm of the sea.
[1350–1400; Middle English (Scots) louch, locht < Scottish Gaelic loch, Old Irish loch, c. Latin lacus, Old English lagu; compare lake1, lough]
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A word used for a lake in Scotland, from Gaelic.
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|Noun||1.||loch - a long narrow inlet of the sea in Scotland (especially when it is nearly landlocked)|
|2.||loch - Scottish word for a lake|
lake - a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
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loch[lɒx] n (Scot) → lago
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