tarn definition by Webster's New World
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a small lake, esp. one that fills a cirque
Origin: Middle English terne ; from or akin to Old Norse tjörn, tarn, literally , hole filled with water
tarn definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A small mountain lake, especially one formed by glaciers.
Origin: Middle English tarne, of Scandinavian origin.
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A river, about 378 km (235 mi) long, of southern France flowing generally west and southwest to the Garonne River.
tarn - Science Definition
A small mountain lake, especially one formed as a glacier melts, filling a cirque with water.