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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A usually dry creek bed that sometimes fills up slightly in a wet season.

Usage examples (32)
  • I wondered about the word coulee in the old song: "... they feed in the coulees and water in the draws ..."
  • "Now, this coulee, which is the scene of these here operations, is so located that there's only one way out.
  • When they did, the coulee was a mile away.
  • Presently Welborn and Jim came up from the coulee. for more
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  • He walked, very coolly (acting calmly), down into the "coulee" (ravine).
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