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Definition of "carse" [carse]

  • Low, fertile land; a river valley. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "carse" in a sentence
  • "Hence every early community stands, to start with, near its own cultivable territory, usually a broad river-valley, an alluvial plain, a 'carse' or lowland, for uplands as yet were incapable of tillage by the primitive agriculture of those early epochs."
  • "What was the special cause of the fen itself? why did not the great lowland become a fertile 'carse' of firm alluvial soil, like that of"
  • "May lighthouse, where the Firth expands into the German Ocean; and away to the west, over all the carse of Stirling, you can see the first snows upon Ben Ledi."