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noun as in gap in earth's surface

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There was a huge park a few blocks from your house, built around a series of wooded ravines and gullies that flattened themselves into picnic grounds in the lower elevations, the grass full of fireflies at dusk.

To get here, you’ll have to ditch your car and hike 150 feet along a ravine and over a bridge.

As you see in the video, she comes jolting toward me and then kind of dips down into a ravine to my left.

He watched oil spill into the ravine there, month after month, before CalGEM issued the fine against Chevron.

By July, a sticky, shimmering stream of crude and brine oozed through the steep ravine.

Whose fault was it anyways that truck three got stuck in the ravine?

We got our trucks stuck in flooded ravine beds, almost losing one to swiftly rising waters.

The remains of her body were found in a ravine almost a year later.

The bones told a different story: she was executed along with five or six men in a ravine near Vlasenica.

Hasan says he's heard the ravine was used as a garbage dump by the locals for years; few remains have survived.

The cantonment was split into two sections by an irregular ravine, or nullah, running east and west.

Fully two miles away, on the south side of the ravine, were the sepoy lines, and another group of isolated bungalows.

Just at that moment the trail dipped into a rocky ravine and climbed a steep bank on the opposite side.

There was no water in the ravine, but the rocks were jagged and sharp, and they had to use much care to save their tires.

In two places the ravine became so narrow, that the bed of the stream occupied its whole extent.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ravine, such as: abyss, canyon, chasm, crevasse, crevice, and ditch.

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