How to Pronounce lough?

Correct pronunciation for the word "lough" is [lˈʌf], [lˈʌf], [l_ˈʌ_f].

"Lough" in context

Lough is an Irish word meaning a lake, a body of water surrounded by land. Loughs come in all shapes and sizes, but are generally found in areas with a lot of Kerry limestone, a type of rock that's common in Ireland. Loughs can vary a lot in size, from small loughs that fill up after a heavy rainfall to large loughs that span many square miles.

The best-known lough in Ireland is Lough Neagh, the largest freshwater lake on the island.

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