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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tarntɑrn(n.)

  1. a small mountain lake or pool, esp. one in a cirque.

    Category: Geology

Origin of tarn:

1300–50; ME terne < ON tjǫrn pond, pool

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tarn(noun)

    a mountain lake (especially one formed by glaciers)

Wiktionary

  1. tarn(Noun)

    A small mountain lake, especially in Northern England.

  2. Tarn(ProperNoun)

    One of the du00E9partements of Midi-Pyru00E9nu00E9es, France (INSEE code 81)

  3. Origin: From tjǫrn. Cognate with Norwegian tjern

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tarn(noun)

    a mountain lake or pool

Freebase

  1. Tarn

    Tarn is a department in the Midi-Pyrénées region in the southwest of France, named after the Tarn River. It was formed in 1790 of the three dioceses of Albi, Castres and Lavaur, belonging to the province of Languedoc. In 1906, the population was 330,533. In 1999, it stood at 343,402. Of particular note in the department are Albi, Castres, Gaillac, Lavaur, Mazamet and Cordes. Other places of interest are: ⁕Burlats, which has ruins of an old church and chateau ⁕Lisle-sur-Tarn, a bastide with a church of the 14th century ⁕Penne which has ruins of a fine medieval château.


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castle(noun)

(also rook ) a piece in chess.

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