turlough

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turlough (ˈtɜːlɒx)
 
n
a seasonal lake or pond: a low-lying area on limestone, esp in Ireland, that becomes flooded in wet weather by the upsurge of underlying ground water
 
[C17: from Irish tur dry + lough]

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