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combe

Pronunciation: /kuːm/
, (British English/inglés británico) coomb

Translation of combe in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [Geography/Geografía] cañada (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The return route used a short section of the Ridgeway and then the footpath down a sheltered coombe and a short roam on newly mapped access land.
    • It has 300 miles of exquisite coastline, the bleak beauty of Dartmoor, a chunk of unspoilt Exmoor, as well as its characteristic combes, vast hanging copses of oak and beech, and rugged, still-healthy rivers.
    • There are several loops which take you down into the steep, thickly wooded ‘combes’ beneath the hills.

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