Definitions for ravinerəˈvin

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

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ra•vinerəˈvin(n.)

  1. a narrow, steep-sided valley typically eroded by running water.

Origin of ravine:

1775–85; < F; MF: torrent, OF: a violent rushing

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

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.


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ravine(noun)

a deep narrow valley.

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