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1. (Physical Geography) (in Wales) a valley
2. (Geological Science) geology another name for cirque1
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1. a bowl-shaped, steep-walled mountain basin carved by glaciation, often containing a small round lake.
2. circle; ring.
[1595–1605; < French < Latin circus; see circus]
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|Noun||1.||cwm - 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"
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