wind gap

noun

Definition of wind gap

: a notch in the crest of a mountain ridge : a pass not occupied by a stream — compare water gap

First Known Use of wind gap

1769, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wind gap was in 1769

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“Wind gap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wind%20gap. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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