the minch


a sea channel between mainland Scotland and the Outer Hebrides islands. 25–45 miles (40–70 km) wide. Compare Little Minch.
Also called North Minch. Unabridged
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Minch (mɪntʃ)
the Minch a channel of the Atlantic divided into the North Minch between the mainland of Scotland and the Isle of Lewis, and the Little Minch between the Isle of Skye and Harris and North Uist

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