Definition of ravine in English:

ravine

Line breaks: ra¦vine
Pronunciation: /rəˈviːn
 
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noun

  • A deep, narrow gorge with steep sides.
    More example sentences
    • I can hide from the patrols, using ravines and deep gorges.
    • As they crested the hill, Paragon saw that this side of the ravine was not so steep.
    • Steep hills, mountains, and ravines with narrow areas of flat terrain characterize the interior.

Derivatives

ravined

adjective

Origin

late 18th century: from French, 'violent rush (of water)' (see ravin).

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