What is another word for loch?

Pronunciation: [lˈɒx] (IPA)

Loch is a term used mainly in Scotland to refer to a body of water or a lake. While "loch" might be the common term used, there are other synonyms that can be used to describe these bodies of water, especially in other parts of the world or when discussing other languages. Some of the common synonyms for loch include lake, pond, reservoir, tarn, lagoon, and mere. Other synonyms can vary depending on the location, such as fjord in Norway or glacial lake in Iceland. It's always helpful to have a variety of synonyms in your vocabulary, especially when trying to communicate with people from different regions or cultures.

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  • Independent

    • Noun, singular or mass
      lac, lake.
  • Other Related

    • Proper noun, singular
      lough.

What are the hypernyms for Loch?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Loch?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Loch

Here the few palms on the sky-line of the low hills, almost accidental features you might say, are all there is to distinguish the general aspect from some loch side at home.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch
As the sun set they were rising beside us, making rings in the golden flood, and the reflected woods of the far side of the river, so I put on a loch Leven fly cast, and got a beauty right away, of about one pound; a shimmering, silvery fish, between a sea-trout and a whiting as to colour, and I missed other rises.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch
"Yes, s'pose so," said Chumbley; "but as we can't have the night over the Scottish loch, isn't it as well to make the best of this?"
"One Maid's Mischief"
George Manville Fenn

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