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ravine
used in The Return of the King

5 uses
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Definition a deep narrow steep-sided valley — especially one formed by running water
  • The Company came at last out of the ravine, as suddenly as it they had issued from a crack in a wall; and there lay the uplands of a great vale before them, and the stream beside them went down with a cold voice over many falls.
    5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- The Passing of the Grey Company (90% in)
  • Frodo now led the way, northward as near as he could guess, among the stones and boulders lying thick at the bottom of the great ravine.
    6.2 -- Book 6 Chapter 2 -- The Land of Shadow (12% in)
  • They had climbed up a narrow shelving ravine, but they still had a long way to go before they could even come in sight of the last craggy ridge.
    6.2 -- Book 6 Chapter 2 -- The Land of Shadow (35% in)
  • They did not know the time, nor how long they had slept; but after a morsel of food and a sip of water they went on up the ravine, until it ended in a sharp slope of screes and sliding stones.
    6.2 -- Book 6 Chapter 2 -- The Land of Shadow (41% in)
  • In the end they were forced to go back down the ravine that they had climbed and seek for a way along the valley.
    6.2 -- Book 6 Chapter 2 -- The Land of Shadow (51% in)

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