from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A river of southwest Scotland flowing about 171 km (106 mi) northwest to the Firth of Clyde, an estuary of the North Channel. The river is navigable to Glasgow for oceangoing vessels.

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  • proper noun A river in Scotland that flows through Glasgow into the Firth of Clyde.
  • proper noun A male given name from the river name.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a river in western Scotland that flows from the southern uplands into the Firth of Clyde; navigable by oceangoing vessels as far as Glasgow


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Literally "cleansing," from a Celtic root probably related to Latin cloaca.



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