Examples of ravine in a Sentence
he urged his horse down into the ravine where there was a thin stream of water flowing
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Some neighborhoods have dug ravines to ease the damage.
Three people were killed and another suffered major injuries when a speeding SUV went off Interstate 15 and 150 feet down a ravine in Rancho Bernardo Thursday, possibly as the driver was trying to evade the Border Patrol.
The Dallas Morning News reports a search group found Cruz's 11-month-old white Labrador Sunday in a ravine near where the accident occurred.
Matt Campbell: 816-234-4902, @MattCampbellKC Case file Name: Jacqueline F. Davis Age: 26 Circumstances of crime: Davis’ body was found in a ravine with her hands tied and a plastic bag over her head.
Tucked into a ravine rather than propped on a perch, this Orthodox monastery once fended off invaders from eastern Europe’s Livonian region, Poles and Swedes.
Pocatello firefighters arrived at Goldfield Drive only to realize the flames were quickly moving up the ravine to Bitterroot Drive.
The King County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a homicide investigation after a man’s body was found in a ravine early Tuesday morning in the Highline area south of Seattle.
Evergreen Brick Works is also one of the gateways to Toronto’s beloved ravine system.
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Origin and Etymology of ravine
First Known Use: 1687See Words from the same year
Synonymscol, couloir, defile, flume, gap, gill [British], gorge, gulch, gulf, kloof [South African], linn [chiefly Scottish], notch, pass, canyon, saddle
Related Wordsabyss, chasm, cirque, cleft, crevasse, crevice, cwm [chiefly British], fissure; combe (also coombe or coomb) [British], dale, dell, glen, hollow, shut-in, vale, valley; basin, floodplain, kettle; arroyo, barranca (also barranco), coulee, draw, gully (also gulley), gutter, nullah, trench, trough, wadi, wash [West]
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