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  • noun Plural form of glen.

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Examples

  • The eastern side of the island is dissected by a series of deep, steep-sided valleys known as glens, which are separated by narrow, serrated ridges.

    Gough Island Wildlife Reserve, United Kingdom

  • Torridon in Wester Ross is holding its first Winter Walking Festival 3–5 March, thetorridon.com/activities/Walking-Festival with a varied programme of guided walks, from gentle low-level hikes across frozen glens to more challenging ice-climbing expeditions, all departing from the Torridon Inn.

    Culture in Glasgow, cosy pubs in the Cotswolds

  • When the man is murdered, Hannay flees to the Scotland, where he hopes to lie low amid remote glens and moors.

    2009 November 30 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • When the man is murdered, Hannay flees to the Scotland, where he hopes to lie low amid remote glens and moors.

    Great Books About Scotland — A St. Andrew’s Day Celebration « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • Logan scanned the green glens and hardwood glades, the gentle hillsides sloping down toward golden plains.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Logan scanned the green glens and hardwood glades, the gentle hillsides sloping down toward golden plains.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Our flight ended over Loch Lomond, and offered views of the Trossachs and Arrochar, and glens, gardens, stately homes, and castles, above corners of Scotland rarely seen.

    Lea Lane: Seaplanes, Bikes And City Life In Scotland

  • And in those far-back days its heights and its wild glens would be the hardest hunting-ground, the best refuge for deer and boar and wolf which even the grand hills around afforded.

    Mr. Gladstone

  • We had left, if only for a short while, a landscape of seemingly endless sunlit glistening snow and ice that covered the straths, glens and hills.

    Country diary: Burghead, Moray

  • And in those far-back days its heights and its wild glens would be the hardest hunting-ground, the best refuge for deer and boar and wolf which even the grand hills around afforded.

    Archive 2009-04-01

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