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Glen vs. Glade

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Glennoun

A secluded and narrow valley, especially one with a river running through it; a dale; a depression between hills.

Gladenoun

An open passage through a wood; a grassy open or cleared space in a forest.

Glennoun

A secluded and narrow valley; a dale; a depression between hills.

‘And wooes the widow's daughter of the glen.’;

Gladenoun

(colloquial) An everglade.

Glennoun

a narrow secluded valley (in the mountains)

Gladenoun

An open space in the ice on a river or lake.

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Glennoun

a narrow valley, especially in Scotland or Ireland.

Gladenoun

A bright surface of ice or snow.

‘a glade of ice’;

Glen

A glen is a valley, typically one that is long and bounded by gently sloped concave sides, unlike a ravine, which is deep and bounded by steep slopes. Whittow defines it as a that is .

‘Scottish term for a deep valley in the Highlands’; ‘narrower than a strath’;

Gladenoun

(obsolete) a gleam of light; see moonglade

Gladenoun

(obsolete) a bright patch of sky; the bright space between clouds

Gladenoun

An open passage through a wood; a grassy open or cleared space in a forest.

‘There interspersed in lawns and opening glades.’;

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Gladenoun

An everglade.

Gladenoun

An opening in the ice of rivers or lakes, or a place left unfrozen; also, smooth ice.

Gladenoun

a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area

Gladenoun

an open space in a wood or forest

‘a forest glade’; ‘glades of birch’;

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