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chasm
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • At the centre of the island there is a chasm about fifty yards in diameter, whence the astronomers descend into a large dome, which is therefore called flandona gagnole, or the astronomer’s cave, situated at the depth of a hundred yards beneath the upper surface of the adamant.

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  • You can’t leap a twenty-foot chasm with two 10-foot jumps.
  • We were stopped by an impassable chasm.

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