Definition of inver in English:



Scottish in place names
  • The mouth of a river; an estuary.

    • ‘The old folks party will be held in the Lighthouse Tavern, Inver, on Sunday, December 5th.’
    • ‘Her remains were removed from her residence to Inver Church, burial took place following Requiem mass in Inver Cemetery.’
    • ‘On the river Earn, there is an Inver at the confluence of the Powaffray.’
    • ‘In Scotland, the invers and abers are distributed in a curious and instructive manner.’
    • ‘As O'Huidhrin sang half a century later, it is "the land of the two invers," the creeks of Doonbeg and Liscannor.’
    mouth, river mouth, firth


Early 17th century from Scottish Gaelic inbhir.