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defiles

noun , plural of defile

Synonyms and Antonyms of defiles

a narrow opening between hillsides or mountains that can be used for passage
  • the cattle, once they were cornered in the defile, were quickly rounded up
Synonyms of defiles

canyons (also cañons), cols, couloirs, flumes, gaps, gills [British], gorges, gulches, gulfs, kloofs [South African], linns [chiefly Scottish], notches, passes, ravines, saddles

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