An elongated lowland between ranges of mountains, hills, or other uplands, often having a river or stream running along the bottom.
A sudden interruption of continuity; a gap.
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The definition of a canyon is a deep ravine or gorge that typically exists between two cliffs.
A brook; a creek.
Anything too deep for measurement; profound depth
The result of this; a gap, interval, pause, omission, rest, etc.
A wide crack or breach in the bank of a river. Crevasses usually form during floods. &diamf3; The sediments that spill out through the crevasse and fan out along the external margin of the river's bank form a crevasse splay deposit.
The works of a writer that have been accepted as authentic:
The style in which a garment is cut:
The definition of a dell is a small, secluded valley, usually in a forest area.
A long, narrow channel dug into the earth, as a trough for drainage or irrigation
A narrow pass between mountains.
A motion of the hand or the waving of a wand:
A break in friendly relations:
The stream or rush of water that flows through it
A deep, narrow valley with steep rocky sides, often with a stream flowing through it. Gorges are smaller and narrower than canyons and are often a part of a canyon.
A space between objects or points; an aperture:
A small stream, bayou, or canal.
A small ravine, especially one cut by a torrent.
Find another word for ravine. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ravine, like: valley, chasm, wady, gully, canyon, arroyo, abyss, break, crevice, crevasse and canon.