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Synonyms for canyon
ˈkæn yəncanyon

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  1. canyonnoun

    ravine, valley, dalles, vale, dale, gulch

  2. canyonnoun

    A valley, especially a long, narrow, steep valley, cut in rock by a river.

    valley, dalles, ravine, dale, vale, gulch

Princeton's WordNet

  1. canyon, canonnoun

    a ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall


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  1. canyonnoun

    [Sp. cañon], gorge, ravine, gulch

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. canyonnoun

    gorge, ravine, gulch

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  1. List of paraphrases for "canyon":

    canyons, barrel

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  1. Alan Valentine:

    For thousands of years, father and son have stretched wistful hands across the canyon of time, each eager to help the other to his side, but neither quite able to desert the loyalties of his contemporaries. The relationship is always changing and hence always fragile nothing endures except the sense of difference.

  2. Adam Jentleson:

    Sen. McConnell is leading his members into a box canyon, they staked out an unsustainable position, and they won't be able to hold it.

  3. Washington County:

    In the flash flooding two occupied vehicles were hit by a large wall of water and debris at the Canyon Street Maxwell Crossing and were carried into the flood.

  4. Thurman Conroy:

    The fire wants Thurman Conroy and his wife bad because it’s made every attempt it can to get out of that canyon and up this way, so they keep beating it down. And it’s just … it’s resilient, it’s stubborn, it wo n’t go away. That’s all Thurman Conroy and his wife can do.

  5. Ted Zukowski:

    This is a great day for Grand Canyon National Park, and those who love its stunning vistas, abundant wildlife and rich cultural heritage.

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