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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A long, narrow valley with high cliffs on each side.

Usage examples (18)
  • The river canyon was deep and narrow.
  • Does anyone know why this canyon is called "Sumidero"?
  • I could go until the whole canyon is washed away into the Pacific.
  • A concrete canyon is as depressing as a strip mall. efgoldman Says: for more
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  • A "cannon" is a weapon that fires heavy projectiles, a "canon" is a set of written documents that are authoritative, while a "canyon" or "canon" is a deep gorge.
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