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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TARN

The Causse Noir from the Tarn is a sight not soon forgotten.

St. nimie is not once mentioned, and nothing is said about the gorges of the Tarn.

They are as safe in their tarn as those enchanted fish of the “Arabian Nights.”

One evening in August, a warm, still evening, I happened to visit the tarn.

They walked quietly on till the tarn was left some way behind.

He pointed to a fair-haired child wading by the side of the tarn.

The forfeit is held over them, and each of them stoops in tarn.

In April, 1886, lightning did great damage in the church at Montredon (Tarn).

Tones like those produced by a harmonica are heard from the tarn.

During this scene the beltlike tones from the tarn continue.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-13c., from Old Norse tjorn "small mountain lake without tributaries," from Proto-Germanic *terno, perhaps originally "water hole." A dialectal word popularized by the Lake poets.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TARN

lake

nouninland body of water
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