Klanac, tesnac; uska duboka dolina između dve planine (grč.)
1. An indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf.
2. A compartment on a ship between decks; often used as a hospital.
3. A compartment in an aircraft used for some specific purpose.
4. A horse of a moderate reddish-brown color.
5. The sound of a hound on the scent.
Deep, narrow valley or gorge running through mountains. Canyons are formed by stream down-cutting, usually in arid areas, where the stream or river receives water from outside the area.
There are many canyons in the western US and in Mexico, for example the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River in Arizona, the canyon in Yellowstone National Park, and the Black Canyon in Colorado.(North America) A ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall; SYN. canon.
ETYM Cf. French défilé, from défiler to defile.
A narrow pass (especially one between mountains); SYN. gorge.
(Irregular plural: gulches).
A narrow gorge with a stream running through it; SYN. flume.
ETYM French, a place excavated by a torrent, a ravine, from ravir to snatch or tear away, Latin rapere; cf. Latin rapina rapine. Related to Ravish, Rapine, Raven prey.
A deep narrow steep-sided valley (especially one formed by running water).