gulch

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noun \ˈgəlch\

Definition of gulch

  1. :  a deep or precipitous cleft :  ravine; especially :  one occupied by a torrent

Examples of gulch in a sentence

  1. <the gulch floods in the spring with the runoff from the mountains, so wait until later in the summer to hike it>

Origin and Etymology of gulch

perhaps from English dialect gulch to gulp, from Middle English gulchen


First Known Use: 1832


GULCH Defined for English Language Learners

gulch

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noun \ˈgəlch\

Definition of gulch for English Language Learners

  • : a small, narrow valley with steep sides


GULCH Defined for Kids

gulch

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noun \ˈgəlch\

Definition of gulch for Students

  1. :  a small narrow valley with steep sides



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