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RAVINE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ravine mean? 

RAVINE (noun)
  The noun RAVINE has 1 sense:

1. a deep narrow steep-sided valley (especially one formed by running water)

  Familiarity information: RAVINE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RAVINE (noun)


Sense 1ravine [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A deep narrow steep-sided valley (especially one formed by running water)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Hypernyms ("ravine" is a kind of...):

vale; valley (a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "ravine"):

canon; canyon (a ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall)

gorge (a deep ravine (usually with a river running through it))


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