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A small ravine, especially one cut by a torrent.
[Perhaps from dialectal gulch, to gush, (of land) to sink in, from Middle English gulchen, to drink greedily, to spew.]
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(Physical Geography) US and Canadian a narrow ravine cut by a fast stream
[C19: of obscure origin]
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a deep, narrow ravine, esp. one marking the course of a stream or torrent.
[1825–35; compare British dial. gulch, gulsh to run with a full stream, gush, (of land) to sink in, Middle English gulchen to spew forth, gush; expressive word akin to gulp, gush, etc.]
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gulch[gʌlʃ] N (US) → barranco m
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gulch[ˈgʌltʃ] n (US) → ravin m
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n (US) → Schlucht f
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gulch[gʌltʃ] n (Am) → burrone m
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