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Definition of "canyon" []

  • A narrow chasm with steep cliff walls, cut into the earth by running water; a gorge. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "canyon" in a sentence
  • "And up our canyon is a cave that I used to play was Minervy's cave."
  • "A concrete canyon is as depressing as a strip mall. efgoldman Says:"
  • "We tied up our horses directly across a huge canyon from the cliff he was perched on."