Pentland Firth

Pentland Firth

[pent-luhnd]
noun
a strait between N Scotland and the Orkney Islands, linking the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean: noted for its rough sea conditions. 14 miles (23 km) long.
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Pentland Firth (ˈpɛntlənd)
 
n
a channel between the mainland of N Scotland and the Orkney Islands: notorious for rough seas. Length: 32 km (20 miles). Width: up to 13 km (8 miles)

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