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gorge
  • noun
    A narrow valley between hills or mountains, typically with steep rocky walls and a stream running through it. (Their great pale grey slopes are breached all along the coast by a number of steep, rocky gorges with towering vertical walls.)
    The throat. (Sinking his teeth into her gorge, he grotesquely tore her throat out.)
    The neck of a bastion or other outwork; the rear entrance to a fortification. (Leaders of combat teams should know where to set up an ambush - on the roads and paths along cornices and gorges, on slopes forming entrances to gorges, in populated centers and so on.)
    A mass of ice obstructing a narrow passage, especially a river. (It is of record that fifty years ago an ice gorge formed near here.)

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