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Definition of Glen

  • A secluded and narrow valley; a dale; a depression between hills.
  • a narrow secluded valley (in the mountains)

How to use glen in a sentence. Glen pronunciation.

He began in the year 1729, and ere he ended in 1732 not far from thirty thousand had been driven from their homes, to seek among the Protestant States of Europe that charity and peace which were denied them in the glens and fastnesses of their native Alps.
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Beside a roaring waterfall, amid deep glens and dark forests, with distant glimpses of the stormy sea beyond, there lived on bread and water a graceful gentleman, young and handsome; a scholar too, who had drunk deeply at the fountains of Pagan philosophy and poetry, and had been educated with care at Constantinople and at Athens, as well as at his native city of Caesaraea, in the heart of Asia Minor, now dwindled under Turkish misrule into a wretched village.
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He was heir to great estates; the glens and forests round him were his own: and that was the use which he made of them.
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But the hermit who dwelt alone in the forest glen, occupied, like an old Hebrew prophet, a superior and an independent position.
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It reminded you not of Watteau, whose landscapes are so idyllic that they recall only the woodland glens seen in dreams, but of the more prosaic Jean-Baptiste Pater.
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Nor could he move his eyes from a certain spot, a fiery glen surrounded by high mountains, in the heart of the coals.
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And the flush'd fields of Glen Lomond lay to north.
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And gain'd for one lost acre ten; And even the ancient house and glen Rebought with purchase-money.
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A rocky glen, A horrid jumble of fighting men, And a face that somewhere I've seen before.
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Our horses dash'd through the glen.
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All works of Thine hand Extol Thee, confess Thee; By sea and by land, By mountain and river, By forest and glen, They praise Thee for ever!
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Borrow himself crossed over to Stranraer and had a month's walking in Scotland, to Glen Luce, Castle Douglas, Dumfries, Ecclefechan, Carlisle, Gilnochie, Hawick, Jedburgh, Yetholm, Kelso, Melrose, Coldstream, Berwick, and Edinburgh.
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They are four or five great glens, running up into a range of lofty hills, until they can run no longer, and are stopped by being abruptly strangled by Nature.
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As these came rolling down from unseen hands into the narrow valley, I could not help thinking of the deep glen (just the same sort of glen) where the Roc left Sindbad the Sailor; and where the merchants from the heights above, flung down great pieces of meat for the diamonds to stick to.
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It's a great pity that he should waste his time in idleness-doing nothing else than what he says he has been doing for the last fortnight-fishing in the river for trouts which he never catches; and wandering up the glen in the mountain, in search of the hips that grow there.
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This width naturally decreased as they ascended, but the decrease was so gradual that at Wolf Glen, fifteen miles away, the breadth was fully three-fourths of the width opposite the Whitney home.
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These collective rocks bore the name of Wolf Glen, the legend being that at some time in the past a horde of wolves made their headquarters there, and, when the winters were unusually severe, held the surrounding country in what might be called a reign of terror.
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There is a glen beyond that as you know, and from it runs the steep and dangerous Brocken Path across the hills.
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In South Jacksonville, on the Spring Glen Road lives Douglas Dorsey, an ex-slave, born in Suwannee County, Florida in 1851, fourteen years prior to freedom.
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Douglas Dorsey, aged but with a clear mind lives with his daughter in Spring Glen.
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Examples of Glen

Example #1
The march of these Salzburgers constitutes an epoch in the history of Germany.
Example #2
In 1684-6, they were again threatened with an exterminating persecution; but were saved in part by the intervention of the Protestant States of Saxony and Brandenburg, though more than a thousand emigrated on account of the dangers to which they were exposed.
Example #3
He was heir to great estates; the glens and forests round him were his own: and that was the use which he made of them.
Example #4
On the south shore of the Black Sea, eastward of Sinope, there dwelt in those days, at the mouth of the River Iris, a hermit as gentle and as pure as Ephrem of Edessa.
Example #5
On the other side of the torrent, his mother and his sister, a maiden of wonderful beauty, lived the hermit life, on a footing of perfect equality with their female slaves, and the pious women who had joined them.
Example #6
Beside a roaring waterfall, amid deep glens and dark forests, with distant glimpses of the stormy sea beyond, there lived on bread and water a graceful gentleman, young and handsome; a scholar too, who had drunk deeply at the fountains of Pagan philosophy and poetry, and had been educated with care at Constantinople and at Athens, as well as at his native city of Caesaraea, in the heart of Asia Minor, now dwindled under Turkish misrule into a wretched village.