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cor·rie

 (kôr′ē, kŏr′ē)
n.
A round hollow in a hillside; a cirque.

[Scottish Gaelic coire, hollow, cauldron, from Old Irish, cauldron, whirlpool.]

corrie

(ˈkɒrɪ)
n
(Geological Science) geology another name for cirque1
[C18: from Gaelic coire cauldron, kettle]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corrie - a steep-walled semicircular basin in a mountaincorrie - a steep-walled semicircular basin in a mountain; may contain a lake
basin - a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a lake at the bottom of it; "the basin of the Great Salt Lake"
Translations

corrie

n (Geol) → Kar m

corrie

[ˈkɒrɪ] n (Geol) → circo
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