kloof

noun
\ˈklüf \

Definition of kloof 

South Africa

: a deep glen : ravine

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Synonyms for kloof

Synonyms

canyon (also cañon), col, couloir, defile, flume, gap, gill [British], gorge, gulch, gulf, linn [chiefly Scottish], notch, pass, ravine, saddle

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Examples of kloof in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of kloof

1731, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kloof

Afrikaans

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The first known use of kloof was in 1731

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