Definition of Lochan

1. n. A small lake; a pond.

Definition of Lochan

1. Noun. (Scotland) A small loch. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lochan

1. a small lake [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lochan

locative
locative case
locative cases
locative role
locatively
locatives
locator
locator map
locators
locavore
locavores
locellate
loch
lochage
lochages
lochan (current term)
lochans
loche
lochea
lochia alba
lochia cruenta
lochia purulenta
lochia serosa
lochial
lochiometra
lochiometritis
lochioperitonitis

Literary usage of Lochan

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Staistical by Francis Hindes Groome (1885)
"To the NE of Loch Maree and distant from it 3 miles, across the mountain ridge, are Fionn Loch (559 feet) and lochan Fada (1000)—the former having a number ..."

2. Golspie: Contributions to Its Folklore by Edward Williams Byron Nicholson (1897)
"And the i-inch Ordnance-map of 1878 has Loch nan Gillean, which has this meaning. But the 6-inch one published in 1879 has lochan a' Ghille,' the little ..."

3. Witchcraft & Second Sight in the Highlands & Islands of Scotland: Tales and by John Gregorson Campbell (1902)
"At a small loch between Broadford and Sleat, in Skye, called " The Lakelet of Black Trout " (lochan nan dubh bhreac), thirty or forty years ago, ..."

4. Gairloch in North-west Ross-shire: Its Records, Traditions, Inhabitants, and by John Henry Dixon (1886)
"It is possible, however, that a fight which is said to have taken place near a very small loch or pond called lochan nan Airm, to the right of the road as ..."

5. Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal by Scottish Mountaineering Club (1903)
"A little to the east of this lochan a gully will be found by which a descent may be ... lochan Uaine, situated about f mile north-east of Derry Cairngorm, ..."

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