noun Etymology: Scottish Gaelic, diminutive of loch Date: 1670 Scottish a small lake

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  • Lochan — Loch an, n. [Gael. See 1st {Loch}.] A small lake; a pond. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] A pond or lochan rather than a lake. H. Miller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lochan — noun /ˈlɔxən,ˈlɒkən/ A small loch …   Wiktionary

  • lochan — [ lɒk(ə)n, lɒx(ə)n] noun Scottish a small loch. Origin C17: from Sc. Gaelic, dimin. of loch …   English new terms dictionary

  • lochan — loch·an …   English syllables

  • lochan — ˈläḵən noun ( s) Etymology: Scottish Gaelic, diminutive of loch Scotland : a small lake : pond …   Useful english dictionary

  • Knock y lochan — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar …   Wikipedia Español

  • Knock y lochan — es el nombre que recibe un paisaje fromado por pequeños montículos rocosos (knock) y pequeños lagos (lochan). Producido por la erosión realizda por un manto de hielo y controlada por los cambios de resistencia de la roca …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Glencoe Lochan — is a track of forest located just north of Glencoe village in the Scottish Highlands. It was planted/transplanted from the Pacific Northwest of Canada in the nineteenth century by Donald Alexander Smith, 1st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal.After …   Wikipedia

  • O'Lochan — Although this name is generally considered to have Scottish origins, it is equally likely to be Irish and to derive from O Leoghain. The son of the descendant The Warrior . The confusion is compounded in that the name was also found pre 1066 as… …   Surnames reference

  • Lewis — Infobox UK place official name= Lewis gaelic name= Leòdhas map type= nomap static static image caption= Lewis shown within the Outer Hebrides | population= 18,489 latitude= 58.220163 longitude= 6.38301 country= Scotland os grid reference=… …   Wikipedia

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