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Word: gorge

Definition: narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)


Sentences Containing 'gorge'

"Ming" used to coach at the Gorge Rowing and Paddling center in Victoria, BC.
A right of way leads up the gorge, but requires some mild scrambling over tufa at the lower waterfall.
A torrent, whose bed was dry, led into a deep gorge.
After exiting the gorge it is joined by several more rivers before turning East. Two smaller dams block the course of the Toyohira as it moves into the suburbs of Sapporo.
Ahab's full lunacy subsided not, but deepeningly contracted; like the unabated Hudson, when that noble Northman flows narrowly, but unfathomably through the Highland gorge.
And even if he for ever flies within the gorge, that gorge is in the mountains; so that even in his lowest swoop the mountain eagle is still higher than other birds upon the plain, even though they soar.
At each end of the dam there was an abutment cut into the rock of the gorge.
Between Tatarevo and Garvanovo it forms the Boaza Gorge.
Cape becomes bar, and plain shoal, and valley and gorge deep water and channel.
Downstream of the cemetery, the river passes through Hollywood Gorge, where Rock Creek enters from the right.
During the Ottoman domination the village had a special status - the inhabitants did not pay taxes and were responsible for the security of the gorge.
Eventually, the Wolfman traps Gwen above a gorge.
From this walkway, on the opposite side of the Gorge, dramatic views of the Mill may be had.
In 1882, Aristide Bergès constructed a 1200 hp turbine in the neighbouring hamlet of La Gorge, at the foot of the Peak of Belledonne.
In 2006 Georgia sent police and security forces to the Kodori Gorge in eastern Abkhazia, when a local militia leader there had rebelled against the Georgian authorities.
In addition, there is a hydroelectric station at Zhulama Gorge in Gansu, and a large multipurpose dam has been built in the Liujia Gorge on the Yellow River above Lanzhou.
In the 1970s, Hugh Hefner built it as the Great Gorge Playboy Club, officially opened in 1972.
It grows in the Red River Gorge in Daniel Boone National Forest in Menifee, Powell, and Wolfe Counties.
It is located in the gorge of the Bluestone River.
It is ranked fourth of such areas in Europe, and is named after the Avon Gorge.
It is sited on a small rocky outcrop at the bottom of the Torrs gorge in a bend of the River Goyt.
Nevertheless a tourist train service was being operated from Dunedin to Strath Taieri by way of the Taieri Gorge on the remaining part of the line.
On the same day, Georgia said it was withdrawing its troops from the Kodori Gorge as a gesture of goodwill.
Qingtongxia () literally, "Bronze Gorge" is a city in the province of Ningxia in the north of China.
Residents usually have great views of either the city or the Sturt Gorge from their house.
Russian and Abkhaz forces opened a second front by attacking the Kodori Gorge, held by Georgia.
Seeing that confrontation was unavoidable, Saladin prepared for battle, taking up a superior position on the hills by the gorge of the Orontes River.
Since 1991 this has been run by the Taieri Gorge Railway Limited owned by the Dunedin City Council.
The chasm or gorge between Lover's Leap and the hill west of it is supposed by scientists to have been caused by glacial action.
The film will premiere at the Columbia Gorge International Film Festival in Vancouver WA August 14th-18th.
The gorge could have been formed by water from melting glaciers or a cavern collapse.
The gorge is 75' deep and rimmed with hemlock.
The gorge presented formidable obstacles to which the existing bridges and tunnels are now picturesque testimony.
The monastery complex sits on a terrace between a cliff and the gorge of one of the tributaries of the Abbay River.
The Moyar River Gorge, also called the Moyar Canyon, is a dramatic long gorge which plunges into the gorge below Theppakadu in a roaring water-fall popularly known as Moyar falls.
The name Dinant comes from the Celtic "Divo-Nanto" meaning "Sacred Valley" or "Divine Valley" and can also be translated as "Celestial Gorge" or "Luminous Gorge".
The other two villages, Bubión and Capileira, are located higher in the Poqueira gorge.
The Poqueira gorge starts below the mountain peak of Mulhacén, where the river Rio Poqueira rises.
The presence of Georgian forces in the Kodori Gorge continued until the war in 2008.
The roads extend beyond to Mandi and passes the Larji gorge to the Kullu valley.
The Silicon Gorge refers to the numerous high-tech and research companies, in the triangle of Bristol, Swindon and Gloucester, in England.
The Vaitarani river flows through a gorge in steps and flows down to the ‘’Bhimkund’’ pool.
The western border of the town is formed by the Genesee River and the Genesee River Gorge.
The woman, by herself, would have satisfied any ordinarily impossible alligator; but no, these liars must make him gorge the five children besides.
There are two roads down into Plakias through the mountain range which lies to the north, both of which run through spectacular gorges - to the north of Plakias, the Kotsifos Gorge, and to the northeast, the Kourtaliotiko Gorge.
Tully Falls is a waterfall found on the Tully River in the Tully Gorge National Park in Queensland, Australia.
Two fortresses were constructed to defend the gorge called "Asenovo kale" and "Shishmanovo kale".
Vincent in Pleif built on a ridge overlooking the Glenner/Glogn gorge, a tributary to the Vorderrhein.
Wahlberg's eagle, Lanner and Peregrine falcon all nest in the lower gorge.
Where the river passes through the Knaresborough Gorge, Carboniferous (Namurian) and Upper Permian rock is exposed.
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