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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Being miles away from the coast provided no safety to the residents of Morovis, a town of about 30,000 that sprawls over bluffs and into ravines in north-central Puerto Rico.
Launch jack-o'-lantern into ravine on one of 3 unique trebuchets.
Being miles away from the coast provided no refuge to the residents of Morovis, a town of about 30,000 residents scattered on the bluffs and ravines of north-central Puerto Rico.
When Rhonda Casto set out on March 16, 2009, for a hike with her boyfriend, her family had no idea the day would transform into a nightmare — one that ended with Casto’s lifeless body at the bottom of a steep ravine.
The Marburg Avenue Bridge spans a ravine over former Norfolk & Southern Railway lines just south of the intersection with Wasson Road in Hyde Park, connecting densely populated residential and commercial areas in that neighborhood and Oakley.
The topography is riven with canyons, ravines and gullies, interrupted by striated buttes, hunkered beneath the cloudless sky like silent messengers from the past.
Ribeirinhos — rural river dwellers — reportedly found the four floating on a surfboard in a ravine close to the Jacaré Grande River, not far from where police had boarded the ferry.
In Stewartstown, the father-daughter pair would go sledding in the winters on a hillside formed by a ravine on a neighbor's property.
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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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