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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a deep narrow steep-sided valley (especially one formed by running water);


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ravin \Rav"in\, Ravine \Rav"ine\ (r[a^]v"'n), n. [See 2d Raven.] Food obtained by violence; plunder; prey; raven. "Fowls of ravyne." --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Though Nature, red in tooth and claw With ravine, shrieked against his creed. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] Ravin
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Raven \Rav"en\, v. i. To prey with rapacity; to be greedy; to show rapacity. [Written also ravin, and ravine.] [1913 Webster] Benjamin shall raven as a wolf. --Gen. xlix. 27. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Raven \Rav"en\ (r[a^]v"'n), n. [OF. ravine impetuosity, violence, F. ravine ravine. See Ravine, Rapine.] [Written also ravin, and ravine.] 1. Rapine; rapacity. --Ray. [1913 Webster] 2. Prey; plunder; food obtained by violence. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ravin \Rav"in\, Ravine \Rav"ine\, v. t. & i. See Raven, v. t. & i. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ravine \Ra*vine"\ (r[.a]*v[=e]n"), n. [F., a place excavated by a torrent, a ravine, fr. ravir to snatch or tear away, L. rapere; cf. L. rapina rapine. See Ravish, and cf. Rapine, Raven prey.] 1. A torrent of water. [Obs.] --Cotgrave. [1913 Webster] 2. A deep and narrow hollow, usually worn by a stream or torrent of water; a gorge; a mountain cleft. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ravine n 1: a deep narrow steep-sided valley (especially one formed by running water)
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

87 Moby Thesaurus words for "ravine": abysm, abyss, arroyo, bottom, bottom glade, bottoms, box canyon, breach, break, canyon, cavity, chap, chasm, check, chimney, chink, cleft, cleuch, clough, clove, col, coulee, couloir, crack, cranny, crevasse, crevice, cut, cwm, dale, defile, dell, dike, dingle, ditch, donga, draw, excavation, fault, fissure, flaw, flume, fracture, furrow, gap, gape, gash, gill, glen, gorge, groove, grove, gulch, gulf, gully, gutter, hole, incision, intervale, joint, kloof, leak, linn, lunar rill, moat, notch, nullah, opening, pass, passage, rent, rift, rime, rupture, scissure, seam, slit, slot, split, strath, trench, trough, vale, valley, void, wadi, wash
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Ravine, PA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 629 Housing Units (2000): 281 Land area (2000): 1.075791 sq. miles (2.786286 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.075791 sq. miles (2.786286 sq. km) FIPS code: 63536 Located within: Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42 Location: 40.567729 N, 76.392063 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Ravine, PA Ravine