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EtymologyEdit

From Cornish sâwn, sawan(chasm); cognate with Welsh safn(mouth), Breton staoñ(palate).

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NounEdit

zawn ‎(plural zawns)

  1. (regional Britain) A deep and narrow sea-inlet in the British Isles, especially Cornwall and the south-west, cut by erosion into sea-cliffs, and with steep or vertical side-walls.

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