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.
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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.
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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 that is narrower than a canyon and is often the product of streambank erosion. Ravines are typically classified as larger in scale...
- The Ravine (Italian: La cattura) is a 1969 Italian-Yugoslav-American war drama film written and directed by Paolo Cavara and starring David McCallum, Nicoletta...
- A ravine is a landform. Ravine may also refer to: Ravine, Pennsylvania, U.S., a census-designated place Ravine, a locality in Yellowhead County, Alberta...
- Chavez Ravine is a shallow L-shaped canyon in Los Angeles, California. It sits in a large promontory of hills north of downtown Los Angeles, next to Major...
- In the Ravine (Russian: В овраге, romanized: V ovrage) is a 1900 novella by Anton Chekhov first published in the No.1, January issue of Zhizn magazine...
- 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...
- Ravine Poisson is a second-order subdivision of Saint Lucia with a po****tion of 560 in Castries District of Saint Lucia. Ravine Poisson is also the name...
- Ravine River may refer to: Ravine River (Haiti) Ravine River (Michigan) This disambiguation page lists articles about distinct geographical locations with...
- The Ravine of the Peyroulets is an 1889 painting by the Dutch post-impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh. It is part of a large series of paintings created...
- Eldama Ravine is a town in Baringo County, Kenya, a few miles north of the equator, geographical coordinates 0° 30' 0" North, 35° 43' 0" East. It was established...