GRE Word List

RAVINE

narrow valley with steep sides; gorge; CF. gully, canyon

Spring Vocabulary In English
Spring Vocabulary In English

The meaning of the word ravine is narrow valley with steep sides; gorge; CF. gully, canyon.

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