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strath

[strath; Scot. strahth] /stræθ; Scot. strɑθ/
noun, Scot.
1.
a wide valley.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; < Irish, Scots Gaelic srath; akin to stratum
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British Dictionary definitions for strath

strath

/stræθ/
noun
1.
(Scot) a broad flat river valley
Word Origin
C16: from Scot and Irish Gaelic srath, Welsh ystrad
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Word Origin and History for strath
n.

"wide river valley between hills," 1530s, from Scottish, from Old Irish srath "wide river valley," from Old Celtic *s(t)rato-, from PIE root *stere- "to spread, extend, stretch out" (see structure (n.)).

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