corrie
[ kor-ee ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Mid 16th century; Irish from Scottish Gaelic and Irish coire ‘cauldron, hollow’
Synonyms
  • cirque
Antonyms
  • n/a
Definition
a circular hollow in the side of a hill or mountain
Example
A) The group hiked for hours to take a refreshing swim in the corrie. B) The corrie was located on the north side of the mountain.
Usage Over Time

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