glen

Part of speech: noun

A small secluded valley.

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Usage examples "glen":

  1. At last, one day, when Princess Gold- Tree was quite grown up, the two ladies went for a walk to a little well which lay, all surrounded by trees, in the middle of a deep glen. - "The Scottish Fairy Book", Elizabeth W. Grierson.
  2. This bird was very numerous at the Depot Creek, remaining during the day in the trees in the glen. - "Expedition into Central Australia", Charles Sturt.
  3. I hope to be back in Strabane soon, but I shall never see the glen again, and watch the trout leaping behind the bridge. - "The Irish at the Front", Michael MacDonagh.