Firth of Forth love

Definitions

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  • proper noun The estuary of the River Forth.

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

  • noun a large firth on the east coast of Scotland and the estuary of the Forth River; location of Edinburgh

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Examples

  • There was disappointment, but also a decent line in self-deprecation, on the Firth of Forth, where Kirkcaldy was overlooked in favour of St Andrews, Newburgh and the village of Auchtermuchty among others.

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  • From his bedroom window on the first floor of their house the boy could look out at the hills of Fife in the distance across the cold waters of the Firth of Forth.

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  • Throughout the winter months I mainly focused on pool training although I did do a weekly swim in the Firth of Forth at Gullane near Edinburgh in just my trunks and cap to try to acclimatise to the cold water I would experience in the channel.

    2008 October 27 « The Justgiving Blog

  • Throughout the winter months I mainly focused on pool training although I did do a weekly swim in the Firth of Forth at Gullane near Edinburgh in just my trunks and cap to try to acclimatise to the cold water I would experience in the channel.

    Steve (almost) swims the Channel « The Justgiving Blog

  • The Romans called the land that lay north of their limes, or frontier – that is, north of the wall of Antoninus which ran from the Firth of Forth to the Firth of Clyde – Caledonia; and they tended to refer to the tribes that lived in Caledonia as Picts: that is, people who painted their bodies.

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  • Throughout the winter months I mainly focused on pool training although I did do a weekly swim in the Firth of Forth at Gullane near Edinburgh in just my trunks and cap to try to acclimatise to the cold water I would experience in the channel.

    2008 October « The Justgiving Blog

  • By the way Bo'ness is a small town of 14000 located on the banks of the Firth of Forth.

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  • A gallant caserne it was — the best and roomiest that I had hitherto seen — rather cold and windy, it is true, especially in the winter, but commanding a noble prospect of a range of distant hills, which I was told were ‘the hieland hills,’ and of a broad arm of the sea, which I heard somebody say was the Firth of Forth.

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  • With Storey's men descending on them from the dunes, the only possible escape route was provided by the Firth of Forth.

    Fleshmarket Close

  • Starr, “that the waters of the loch must be as rough as those of the Firth of Forth.”

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