Origin of glenMiddle English from Late Middle Scottish from Gaelic an unverified form glenn (now gleann), mountain valley, akin to Welsh glyn
A glen in County Antrim, Ireland.
The definition of a glen is a narrow valley that is hidden away.
An example of a glen are the Glens of Antrim in Northern Ireland.
A small, secluded valley.
Origin of glenMiddle English from Scottish Gaelic gleann from Old Irish glenn
From Scottish Gaelic gleann (“mountain valley”).
- He died at Glen Ellen, Cal., Nov.
- Outside the lower end of each large transverse glen there is a scree of sedimentary matter.
- 10,811 Cevedale Pass (Santa Caterina to the Martell Glen), snow 10,732 Gepatschjoch (Vent to the Kauns Valley), snow.
- 10,033 Passo del Zebru (Santa Caterina to the Zebru Glen), snow.
- In a cave, still called "Lord Huntly's Cave," in a rocky glen in the vicinity, George, marquess of Huntly, lay hid during Montrose's campaign in 1644-45.