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Definition of tarn noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

tarn

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//tɑːn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//tɑːrn//
 
Rivers and lakes, Mountains and valleys
 
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a small lake in the mountains A short climb from the tarn leads to the ridge wall. See related entries: Rivers and lakes, Mountains and valleys Word Origin Middle English (originally northern English dialect): from Old Norse tjǫrn.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tarn