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kloof

noun, South African

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  1. a narrow opening between hillsides or mountains that can be used for passage halfway up its side, the couple sat in the cool shadows of the cliff overlooking the length of the kloof Synonyms col, couloir, defile, flume, gap, gill [British], gorge, gulch, gulf, canyon [South African], linn [chiefly Scottish], notch, pass, ravine, saddleRelated Words abyss, 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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