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ravine
used in War and Peace

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Definition
a deep narrow steep-sided valley — especially one formed by running water
  • At midday they put the hounds into a ravine thickly overgrown with young trees.
    Book Seven — 1810-11 (33% in)
  • The wooded ravines and the copses, which at the end of August had still been green islands amid black fields and stubble, had become golden and bright-red islands amid the green winter rye.
    Book Seven — 1810-11 (11% in)
  • Rostov, having finally settled with "Uncle" where they should set on the hounds, and having shown Natasha where she was to stand—a spot where nothing could possibly run out—went round above the ravine.
    Book Seven — 1810-11 (19% in)
  • A moment later he heard a cry from the wooded ravine that a fox had been found, and the whole pack, joining together, rushed along the ravine toward the ryefield and away from Nicholas.
    Book Seven — 1810-11 (33% in)
  • A moment later he heard a cry from the wooded ravine that a fox had been found, and the whole pack, joining together, rushed along the ravine toward the ryefield and away from Nicholas.
    Book Seven — 1810-11 (33% in)
  • He saw the whips in their red caps galloping along the edge of the ravine, he even saw the hounds, and was expecting a fox to show itself at any moment on the ryefield opposite.
    Book Seven — 1810-11 (33% in)
  • Denisov, Petya, and the esaul, accompanied by some Cossacks and the hussar who had the prisoner, rode to the left across a ravine to the edge of the forest.
    Book Fourteen — 1812 (22% in)
  • To the right, beyond a steep ravine, was a small village and a landowner's house with a broken roof.
    Book Fourteen — 1812 (23% in)
  • Slipping onto their haunches and sliding, the horses descended with their riders into the ravine.
    Book Fourteen — 1812 (59% in)

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