kloof

noun \ ˈklüf \

Definition of kloof

South Africa
: a deep glen : ravine

Examples of kloof in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of kloof

Afrikaans


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