Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A valley in a mountain area, especially one with a stream in the bottom

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A glen. See glen. [Obs. singly, but occurring often in locative names in Ireland, as Glen does in Scotland.]

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An element in some Celtic place-names, meaning ‘glen’: as, Glyn-crwg, Glyn-taf, in Wales; Glynn in Antrim, Ireland.

Etymologies

Welsh; compare glen. (Wiktionary)

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