Definition of 'canyon'
Example sentences containing 'canyon'
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Pacific, but we took a few days in minibus and coach, crawling up stupendous ridges and plunging down into what felt more like canyons than valleys. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or delve deeper into the canyon on a rafting trip. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The problem was that the towers were grouped together so closely that winds were squeezed round them like narrow canyons. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And have you tried to take a picture in this concrete canyon without any office block appearing in the back of the shot? Times, Sunday Times (2012)So they have to snake their way up circuitous routes, through canyons and valleys. Christianity Today (2000)Then we saw the desert really come alive on a Jeep safari through the steep canyons. The Sun (2013)A glimpse of green amid the concrete canyons. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A nearby window affords a breathtaking view of a deep canyon that is home to many of the birds he is famous for watching. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Sometimes the landscape was boring, but it could suddenly change to deep canyons as impressive as Arizona. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Used Occasionally. canyon is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'canyon'
British English: canyon NOUN
A canyon is a long, narrow valley with very steep sides.
...55 acres of brush-covered hills and narrow canyons.
Definition of canyon from the Collins English Dictionary
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