Definitions for water gap
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a transverse gap in a mountain ridge, giving passage to a stream or river.
Category: Geography (terms)
Origin of water gap:
a pass in a mountain ridge through which a stream flows
A water gap is an opening or notch which flowing water has carved through a mountain range. Water gaps often offer a practical route for road and rail transport to cross mountain ridges.
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