Ryan, Loch

Ryan, Loch (lŏkh rĪˈən) [key], inlet, 9 mi (14.5 km) long and 31/2 mi (5.6 km) wide, at the mouth of the Firth of Clyde, Dumfries and Galloway, SW Scotland. The port of Stranraer is at the head of the sheltered loch.

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