kloof


kloof

noun \ˈklüf\

Definition of KLOOF

South African
:  a deep glen :  ravine

Examples of KLOOF

  1. <halfway up its side, the couple sat in the cool shadows of the cliff overlooking the length of the kloof>

Origin of KLOOF

Afrikaans
First Known Use: 1731

Related to KLOOF

Synonyms
col, couloir, defile, flume, gap, gill [British], gorge, gulch, gulf, canyon [South African], linn [chiefly Scottish], notch, pass, ravine, saddle

Rhymes with KLOOF

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