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Definition of "gorge" []

  • A deep narrow passage with steep rocky sides; a ravine. (noun)
  • A narrow entrance into the outwork of a fortification. (noun)
  • The throat; the gullet: The gory sight made my gorge rise. (noun)
  • The crop of a hawk. (noun)
  • An instance of gluttonous eating. (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 "gorge" in a sentence
  • "Gouging it's way ever downward into the gorge is a river."
  • "Lake Linderman was no more than a narrow mountain gorge filled with water."
  • "Telling that to people in the gorge is like telling Saudia Arabia to conserve gasoline."