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Tay

[tey] /teɪ/
noun
1.
a river flowing through central Scotland into the Firth of Tay. 118 miles (190 km) long.
2.
Firth of, an estuary of the North Sea, off the coast of central Scotland. 25 miles (40 km) long.
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British Dictionary definitions for tay firth

tay

/teɪ/
noun
1.
an Irish dialect word for tea

Tay

/teɪ/
noun
1.
Firth of Tay, the estuary of the River Tay on the North Sea coast of Scotland. Length: 40 km (25 miles)
2.
a river in central Scotland, flowing northeast through Loch Tay, then southeast to the Firth of Tay: the longest river in Scotland; noted for salmon fishing. Length: 193 km (120 miles)
3.
Loch Tay, a lake in central Scotland, in Stirling council area. Length: 23 km (14 miles)
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Word Origin and History for tay firth

tay

mid-15c., from French teie, from Latin theca, from Greek theke (see theco-).

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