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Tarn is sometimes a misspelling of train.

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Definition of the noun tarn

What does tarn mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: tarns

  1. a mountain lake (especially one formed by glaciers)
    • lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
    • more generic word: lake = a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land


  1. 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.
    • also known as Departament de Tarn
    • country: France
    • capital: Albi
  2. The Tarn is a 381-kilometre long river in southern France, right tributary of the Garonne.

There are other places with in their name, like Red Tarn, Tarn Taran, Easedale Tarn, Laval-du-Tarn, Viala-du-Tarn, Loughrigg Tarn, Tarn-et-Garonne, Rivière-sur-Tarn, Tarn Taran Sahib, Saint-Rome-de-Tarn and Tarn Taran district.


Who is Tarn?

Tarn a.k.a. Kanya Rattanapetch in Thailand, is a Thai model and actress. She is best known for her role in the 2007 film, The Love of Siam as Ying.


  1. Tarn is a fictional character from the 2007 film Bangkok Love Story.
  2. Tarn is a fictional character from the 1961 film Valley of the Dragons.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tarn

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Google previewWalking in the Lake District (2013)

by H. H. Symonds

by Foxes Tarn is an excellent ascent from Eskdale, via Cam Spout; nor is it a bad way from the Pikes to Scafell, if you already know Lord's Rake and Deep Gill. Returning now to the main descent from Mickledore to Cam Spout:—go down to ...

Google previewEssentials of Geology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A tarn is a mountain lake or pool, formed in a cirque excavated by a glacier. It is formed when either rain or river water fills the cirque. A moraine may form a natural dam below a tarn. Till or glacial till is unsorted glacial sediment. Glacial drift is ...

Google previewA Book of the Beginnings (2007)

by Gerald Massey

Tarn is the total with the same image ; the sha (or sa) may have many applications ; in regard to which totality, "sha," as a measure would make " shatam," a total of measure. The Sa is a priest, and " Sa-tam " is an Egyptian high -priest, or an ...

Google previewIntroduction to Smooth Manifolds (2012)

by John Lee

fact about TaRn is that it is finite-dimensional, and in fact is naturally isomorphic to the geometric tangent space Rna that we defined above. The proof will be based on the following ...

Google previewA Yorkshire Miscellany (2010)

by Tom Holman

The tarn is a National Nature Reserve with some rare birds, animals and plants. Marsden Moor Estate. A moorland area around the village of Marsden in Yorkshire's slice of the Peak District. Hosts some rare wildlife and various archaeological ...

Google previewBuilding the Knowledge Society on the Internet: Sharing and Exchanging Knowledge in Networked Environments (2008)

Sharing and Exchanging Knowledge in Networked Environments by Bolisani, Ettore

Tarn is the major adviser and coordinator for the new interdisciplinary and inter-collegial telecommunications & information management (TIM) program. Ilias P. Tatsiopoulos is a professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering - National ...

Google previewA Peep at the Pyrennees (1826)

The Tarn is a fine river, though but partially navigable, l'rom the occurrence of weirs thrown across, at least above the town.

Google previewA concise description of the English lakes, and adjacent mountains (1825)

by Jonathan Otley

Codale Tarn is a small piece of water, containing a' few perch and eels. It sends a small stream down a rocky channel into Easdale Tarn, which is one of the largest mountain tarns, seated in the western branch of Grasmere vale among rocky ...

Google previewFeiffer's People (1969)

Sketches and Observations by Jules Feiffer

Stretching behind a scrim cur tarn is a simulated, seemingly crowded grandstand shown only when crowd reactions are called for. "Black stage except for judge's platform ...

Google previewQuantitative Analysis, Derivatives Modeling, and Trading Strategies (2007)

In the Presence of Counterparty Credit Risk for the Fixed-Income Market by Yi Tang, Bin Li

A TARN is a note that pays a guaranteed total or cumulative coupon payment (for unit notional), such as 15%. In other words, if the cumulative coupon is reached before the maturity or the redemption date of the note, then the ...

Google previewThe Annotated Poe (2015)

by Edgar Allan Poe, William Giraldi

A tarn is a small mountain lake with no significant tributaries.

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1877)

by Popular encyclopedia

TARN (anciently Tarnis), a river of France, which rises on the south slope of Mount Lozere, near Florae, in the department of Lozere; flows w.s.w., crosses the departments of Aveyron and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Pleading and Practice (1899)

Under the Codes and Practice Acts, at Common Law, in Equity and in Criminal Cases

Popular and Qui Tarn Actions. — A qui tarn action is a popular action in the sense that the right to sue for the penalty is not given to any particular person, but is granted to the public at large. Strictly speaking, however, a popular action is one in ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; or, universal dictionary of knowledge, on an original plan: comprising the twofold advantage of a philosophical and an alphabetical arrangement, with appropriate engravings (1845)

Edited by Edw. Smedley, Hugh Jam. Rose, and H. John Rose. (Text: voll. XXVI. Plates: voll. III. Index

The rivers Tarn and KONNE. Agout are navigable in this department : there are also the Adou, Cerou, Taure", Tescou, and Viaur, which are not available to purposes of navigation. The divisions and principal places are as follows: — Albi, a cily ...

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Small photo of The three cheeses rocks in the Sidobre, Tarn, FranceSmall photo of Gorges du Tarn or Tarn canyon in FranceSmall photo of Gorges du Tarn or Tarn canyon in FranceSmall photo of Village of Saint Enimie in Gorges du Tarn or Tarn canyon in FranceSmall photo of Angle Tarn, a mountain Tarn in the Lake District National ParkSmall photo of Angle Tarn, a mountain Tarn in the Lake District National ParkSmall photo of Aerial view of Bowscale Tarn in the English Lake District, UK. More...

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Tarn Meaning

Video shows what tarn means. A small mountain lake, especially in Northern England.. Tarn Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...

Scrabble value of T1A1R1N1

The value of this 4-letter word is 4 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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