Glyn
Glyn Glyn, Glynne Glynne, n. A glen. See {Glen}.

Note: [Obs. singly, but occurring often in locative names in Ireland, as Glen does in Scotland.] [1913 Webster]

He could not beat out the Irish, yet he did shut them up within those narrow corners and glyns under the mountain's foot. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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  • Glyn — ist ein walisischer männlicher Vorname, der auch als Familienname verwendet wird. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Bekannte Namensträger 1.1 Vorname 1.2 Nachname 2 Siehe auch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Glyn — may refer to:* Isabella Glyn (1823–1889), British Shakespearean actress. * Elinor Glyn (1864–1943), British novelist and scriptwriter. * An electoral ward in the community of Llanelli Rural in Carmarthenshire, Wales. * An electoral ward in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Glyn — m Welsh: from the Welsh placename element glyn valley. This seems to have been transferred directly from a placename to a given name in the 20th century, as the result of a desire to bestow on Welsh children specifically Welsh names. Variant:… …   First names dictionary

  • Glyn — This interesting surname has a number of possible sources. Firstly, the surname may be a Cornish and Welsh locational name from any of the places thus called, for example: Glyn Dyffryn, near Corwen, Merioneth; Glynn, south east of Carmarthen;… …   Surnames reference

  • Glyn — /glin/, n. 1. Elinor, 1864 1943, English writer. 2. Also, Glynis /glin is/, Glynn, Glynne. a male or female given name. * * * glymyr, glynce, glyn(n obs. ff. glimmer, glimpse, glen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Glyn — /glin/, n. 1. Elinor, 1864 1943, English writer. 2. Also, Glynis /glin is/, Glynn, Glynne. a male or female given name. * * * …   Universalium

  • glyn — noun A valley in a mountain area, especially one with a stream in the bottom …   Wiktionary

  • glyn — A glen; a ravine …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Glyn Gilbert — receives the Military Cross from Field Marshal Montogomery …   Wikipedia

  • Glyn Loosmore — (1923 2007) fut, pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, opérateur radio au sein de plusieurs équipes spéciales : deux équipes Jedburgh, ANDY puis IVOR (France, libération 1944) ; l’équipe MONGOOSE de la Force 136[1] (Birmanie, 1945).… …   Wikipédia en Français

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