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Tay(tā), longest river of Scotland, 118 mi (190 km) long. It rises on Ben Lui in the Grampians as the Fillan and flows NE into Loch Dochart, where it is called the Dochart until it enters Loch Tay, 14 1-2 mi (23 km) long and 1 mi (1.6 km) wide. Turning SE at the junction with the Tummel River, its chief tributary, the Tay enters the North Sea through the Firth of Tay (25 mi/40 km long). The river has important salmon fisheries. Tay Bridge crosses the firth at DundeeDundee,
city (1991 pop. 172,294) and council area, E central Scotland, on the Firth of Tay. It is a port and manufacturing city. Dundee is historically known for its manufacture and processing of jute. Its marmalade is also famous.
..... Click the link for more information. . The original bridge collapsed (Dec. 28, 1879) during a storm, with the loss of 90 lives, and was rebuilt (1883–88).
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1. Firth of. the estuary of the River Tay on the North Sea coast of Scotland. Length: 40 km (25 miles)
2. a river in central Scotland, flowing northeast through Loch Tay, then southeast to the Firth of Tay: the longest river in Scotland; noted for salmon fishing. Length: 193 km (120 miles)
3. Loch. a lake in central Scotland, in Stirling council area. Length: 23 km (14 miles)
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