Definition of ravine. Meaning of ravine. Synonyms of ravine

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Definition of ravine

Ravine
Ravin Rav"in, Ravine Ravine, n. [See 2d Raven.] Food obtained by violence; plunder; prey; raven. ``Fowls of ravyne.' --Chaucer. Though Nature, red in tooth and claw With ravine, shrieked against his creed. --Tennyson.
ravine
Raven Rav"en, n. [OF. ravine impetuosity, violence, F. ravine ravine. See Ravine, Rapine.] [Written also ravin, and ravine.] 1. Rapine; rapacity. --Ray. 2. Prey; plunder; food obtained by violence.
ravine
Raven Rav"en, v. i. To prey with rapacity; to be greedy; to show rapacity. [Written also ravin, and ravine.] Benjamin shall raven as a wolf. --Gen. xlix. 27.
Ravine
Ravin Rav"in, Ravine Rav"ine, v. t. & i. See Raven, v. t. & i.
Ravine
Ravine Ra*vine", n. [F., a place excavated by a torrent, a ravine, fr. ravir to snatch or tear away, L. rapere; cf. L. rapina rapine. See Ravish, and cf. Rapine, Raven prey.] 1. A torrent of water. [Obs.] --Cotgrave. 2. A deep and narrow hollow, usually worn by a stream or torrent of water; a gorge; a mountain cleft.

Meaning of ravine from wikipedia

- A ravine is a landform narrower than a canyon and is often the product of streamcutting erosion. Ravines are typically cl****ified as larger in scale than...
- Tuckerman Ravine is a glacial cirque sloping eastward on the southeast face of Mt. Washington, in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Although it draws...
- Chavez Ravine is a shallow L-shaped canyon located in Los Angeles, California, United States, partially in the Elysian Park neighborhood. It sits in a...
- The Ravine (Italian: La cattura) is a 1969 Italian-Yugoslav-American "Macaroni Combat" war drama film written and directed by Paolo Cavara and starring...
- Dodger Stadium, occasionally called by the metonym Chavez Ravine, is a baseball park located in the Elysian Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California...
- The Battle of Chavez Ravine has several meanings, but often refers to controversy surrounding government acquisition of land largely owned by Mexican Americans...
- Chávez Ravine may refer to: Chavez Ravine, the area in Los Angeles, California, where Dodger Stadium is located A nickname for Dodger Stadium itself The...
- guerrilla army whose columns, fighting blindly in the mountains through dense ravines and thickets, suddenly converge, half by plan and half by coincidence,...
- "In the Ravine" (Russian: В овраге, translit. V ovrage) is a 1900 story by Anton Chekhov first published in the No.1, January issue of Zhizn magazine....
- The Ravine du Sud (also known as La Ravine du Sud or the Ravine River) is a river of Haiti. Republic of haiti (HT): Ravine du sud "Proceedings of the American...
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