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coom

or coomb  (ko͞om)
n.
1. Variants of combe..
2. See cirque.

coomb

(kuːm) ,

combe

,

coombe

or

comb

n
1. (Physical Geography) chiefly Southern English a short valley or deep hollow, esp in chalk areas
2. (Physical Geography) chiefly Northern English another name for cirque
[Old English cumb (in place names), probably of Celtic origin; compare Old French combe small valley and Welsh cwm valley]

combe

(kum, koʊm)

n. Brit.
a valley enclosed on all but one side.
[before 1000; Old English cumb valley < British Celtic; compare cwm]
Translations

coomb

[kuːm] Ngarganta f, desfiladero m

coomb

nTal (→ mulde f) nt
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