Definition of Ouse in English:


proper noun

  • 1A river of eastern England, which rises in Northamptonshire and flows 257 km (160 miles) eastwards then northwards through East Anglia to the Wash near King's Lynn.

  • 2A river of north-eastern England, formed at the confluence of the Ure and Swale Rivers in North Yorkshire and flowing 92 km (57 miles) south-eastwards through York to the Humber Estuary.

  • 3A river of south-eastern England, which rises in the Weald of West Sussex and flows 48 km (30 miles) south-eastwards to the English Channel.

  • 4A river of East Anglia, which forms a tributary of the Great Ouse.