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water gap

Syllabification: wa·ter gap

Definition of water gap in English:

noun

A transverse gap in a mountain ridge through which a stream or river flows.
Example sentences
  • I half-heartedly jumped my car over the water gap.
  • There's still a very large water gap to be crossed.
  • We stopped at the Water Gap that night, and sat long on the wide veranda of the hotel, looking at the wonderful scene.

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