Definitions for ravinerəˈvin

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ravine

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ravine(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. ravine(Noun)

    A deep narrow valley or gorge in the earth's surface worn by running water.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ravine(noun)

    food obtained by violence; plunder; prey; raven

  2. Ravine

    see Raven, v. t. & i

  3. Ravine(noun)

    a torrent of water

  4. Ravine(noun)

    a deep and narrow hollow, usually worn by a stream or torrent of water; a gorge; a mountain cleft

  5. Origin: [See 2d Raven.]

Freebase

  1. Ravine

    A ravine is a landform narrower than a canyon and is often the product of streamcutting erosion. Ravines are typically classified as larger in scale than gullies, although smaller than valleys.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ravine

    ra-vēn′, n. a long, deep hollow, worn away by a torrent: a deep, narrow mountain-pass. [Fr.,—L. rapina, rapine, violence.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ravine in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ravine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ruben Alva:

    It dropped into a ravine, falling for about 100 meters, they were close to home, maybe 15 minutes away.

  2. Heronimus Guru:

    There's a possibility the aircraft hit a peak and then fell into a ravine because the place that it was found is steep.

  3. Heronimus Guru:

    There's a possibility the aircraft hit a peak and then fell into a ravine because the place that it was found in is steep.

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