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A Lough is a body of water and either: File links The following pages link to this file: Alchemy Ada Adventure Apartheid Abbreviation Airplane (disambiguation) Abduction Alder Anno Domini Air ABC (disambiguation) Ad hominem Afghan AD Aether Aba Anus Affinity Ai AZ Albinism Accumulator Binary Chess Computer Carbon Cow Cricket (disambiguation) Collection Convex Culture Ceramics Case Creation Crow (disambiguation... Wiktionary full URL is a sister project to Wikipedia intended to be a free wiki dictionary (including thesaurus and lexicon) in every language. ... View across Loch Lomond, towards Ben Lomond. ... Water (from the Old English word wæter; c. ...

[Middle English, from Old English luh, ultimately from Old Irish loch.]
A view across Lough Derg in Munster
A view across Lough Derg in Munster

Lough is an anglicised form of loch, which is an Irish Gaelic and Scots Gaelic word. Loch is also used in Irish English and Scottish English. Loch is used in Scotland for the Lowland Scots, Gaelic and English names for lakes as well as surnames. In Ireland Lough was introduced by English administrators as the anglicised form of Loch. Lough is also used for some bodies of water in in the far north of England. A lake is a body of water surrounded by land. ... Sunset at sea Wiktionary has a definition of: Sea Wiktionary has a definition of: maritime A sea is a large expanse of saline water connected with an ocean, or a large, usually saline, lake that lacks a natural outlet such as the Caspian Sea and the Dead Sea. ... Sognefjorden, Norway A fjord (sometimes written fiord, notably in New Zealand English) is a glacially overdeepened valley, usually narrow and steep-sided, extending below sea level and filled with salt water. ... Estuaries and coastal waters are among the most productive ecosystems on Earth, providing numerous ecological, economic, cultural, and aesthetic benefits and services. ... In geography, a bay or gulf is a collection of water that is surrounded by land on three sides. ... An Inlet is a narrow body of water which usually drains from a larger body of water, such as from an ocean, into a lake. ... A family name, or surname, is that part of a persons name that indicates to what family he or she belongs. ... View across Loch Lomond, towards Ben Lomond. ... Download high resolution version (2272x1704, 1517 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (2272x1704, 1517 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Looking out towards County Clare from County Tipperary across the southern part of Lough Derg. ... For other places with the same or similar names, and other uses of the word, see Munster (disambiguation). ... View across Loch Lomond, towards Ben Lomond. ... Irish (Gaeilge in Irish), a Goidelic language spoken in Ireland, the UK, and the USA, is constitutionally recognised as the first official language of the Republic of Ireland. ... Note: This page contains phonetic information presented in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) using Unicode. ... Hiberno-English is the form of the English language used in Ireland. ... Diagram showing the geographical locations of selected languages and dialects of the British Isles. ... Scots (or Lallans, meaning Lowlands), often Lowland Scots to distinguish it from the Gaelic of the Highlands, is a language used in Scotland, as well as parts of Northern Ireland and border areas of the Republic of Ireland, where it is known in official circles as Ulster Scots or Ullans... Note: This page contains phonetic information presented in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) using Unicode. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...


Except when individually named loughs are often referred to as lakes, fjords, estuaries and sea inlets. Thus lake district and estuary bed may be used in preference to lough district and lough bed. (This practice is not followed to anything like the same degree in English use of loch).


Irish loughs

Almost all, lakes in the Ireland are named as "loughs " in their anglicised form. Lough Neagh in Ulster is the largest lake in Ireland and is bigger than any lake in Britain. The three on the River Shannon are Lough Allen, Lough Ree and Lough Derg. Upper and Lower Lough Erne are two consecutive lakes in Fermanagh, an area often referred to as "Ireland's lake district". For other loughs in Ireland, see List of Irish lochs and loughs. Lough Neagh Lough Neagh (pronounced ; Irish Loch nEathach ) in Northern Ireland is the largest lough, or body of freshwater, in the British Isles, with an area of 388 square kilometres. ... Ulster (Irish: Cúige Uladh, IPA: ) is one of the four provinces of Ireland. ... The River Shannon, Irelands longest river, divides the West of Ireland (mostly the province of Connaught) from the east and south (Leinster and most of Munster). ... Lough Allen (Loch Aillionn in Irish) is a lake situated on the River Shannon between the West and Northwest of the Republic of Ireland, near Irelands border region. ... Lough Ree (Loch Rí in Irish) is a lake in the midlands of Ireland, the second of the three major lakes on the River Shannon. ... Looking out towards County Clare from County Tipperary across the southern part of Lough Derg. ... Categories: Ireland-related stubs | Irish loughs ... County Fermanagh (Contae Fear Manach in Irish) is the westernmost of the six counties that form Northern Ireland. ... This is a list of Irish loughs and lochs. ...


Sea loughs include Lough Swilly and Lough Foyle. Lough Swilly (Loch Súilí in Irish) in Ireland is a fjord-like body of water lying between the eastern side of the Ininshowen Peninsula in County Donegal and the rest of northern Donegal. ... Lough Foyle (Loch Feabhail in Irish) is the name given to the estuary of the River Foyle. ...


English loughs

In the north of England, "lough" survives in the name of some bodies of water and other place names. Many of these are in the vicinity of Hadrian's Wall, and also in the Lake District. See List of English loughs. Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Ethnicity... Pieces of Hadrians Wall remain near Greenhead and along the route, though large sections have been dismantled over the years to use the stones for various nearby construction projects. ... Crinkle Crags as seen from the adjoining fell of Cold Pike. ... The following is a list of loughs that can be found in England. ...


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