Definitions

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  • n. an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean on the western coast of Scotland

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Examples

  • Ben Nevis is a nice mountain a little more than halfway down the Great Glen, that ancient diagonal slash that runs southwest from Inverness to the sea, along which are strung Loch Ness, Loch Lochy, and Loch Linnhe.

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  • He was an observer, in his dream, suspended somehow in the air, over the waves of Loch Linnhe.

    The Boggart and The Monster

  • He was far in the past, he knew, for even though this was certainly Loch Linnhe, backed by the outline of Lismore Island and the faint blue hills of the Isle of Mull, there was no sign of Castle Keep.

    The Boggart and The Monster

  • Castle Keep loomed square and black out over the rippling waters of Loch Linnhe, but there was a glint of yellow light here and there in its bulk.

    The Boggart and The Monster

  • Half that day they swam, following the water through the whole great rift that almost cuts Scotland in half, running southwest from Inverness to Fort William, through Loch Ness, Loch Oich, Loch Lochy and Loch Linnhe, from the North Sea to the Sea of the Hebrides.

    The Boggart and The Monster

  • Lochy, so we decided to walk alongside Loch Linnhe, especially as that road had the best surface.

    From John O'Groats to Land's End

  • This information rather troubled us, as we had determined to walk all the way, so he advised us to go round the "Head of the Loch" -- an expression we often heard used in Scotland -- and to make our way there across the open country; in this case the loch was Loch Leven, so we left the highway and Loch Linnhe and walked to a small farm we could see in the distance.

    From John O'Groats to Land's End

  • Refreshed by our rest and heartened by our meal, we took to the drove-road almost with lightness, and walked through the evening till the moon, the same that gleamed on Loch Linnhe and Lochiel, and lighted

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  • Montrose flushed at the ill-breeding of his officer, and waved us away to the left on the road that led to Argile by Loch Linnhe side, and took us clear of the coming encounter.

    John Splendid The Tale of a Poor Gentleman, and the Little Wars of Lorn

  • And yonder below us, Loch Linnhe and Locheil glanced in the moonlight, and the strong towers of Inverlochy sat like a scowl on the fringe of the wave!

    John Splendid The Tale of a Poor Gentleman, and the Little Wars of Lorn

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