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Definition of "ghyll" [ghyll]

  • A ravine. (noun)

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Use "ghyll" in a sentence
  • "The gill (or "ghyll," as the poet writes it), from which the lonely family that dwelt there took their name, was not upon the bridle-road from Scargate Hall toward Middleton, nor even within eye or reach of any road at all; but overlooked by kites alone, and tracked with thoroughfare of nothing but the mountain streamlet."
  • "You can choose an ascent or a descent, but either way you're guaranteed to get a few gobfuls of ghyll water."
  • "Black Force and The Spout are two such sights when in spate, only visible after negotiating a ghyll on the old Westmorland-Yorkshire border as rifted as the Rishi Ganga Gorge in northern India."