RAVINE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of ravine
Definition:
n. gorge; deep narrow steep-sided valley
Example:
The chopper crashed into a mountain ravine on Tuesday, apparently after being hit by rebel fire.
Sentence in Classic:
He had toiled painfully down the ravine, and on to this little elevation, in the vain hope of seeing some signs of water.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The sun was already sinking into the trees when they went with their jingling dippers into the wooded ravine of Mashkin Upland.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
A moment later he heard a cry from the wooded ravine that a fox had been found, and the whole pack, joining together, rushed along the ravine toward the ryefield and away from Nicholas.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Denisov, Petya, and the esaul, accompanied by some Cossacks and the hussar who had the prisoner, rode to the left across a ravine to the edge of the forest.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Beyond the ravine there is a plain, and beyond the plain there lies the Uncharted Forest, about which men must not think.
Anthem By Ayn Rand Context
I passed the bridge of Pelissier, where the ravine, which the river forms, opened before me, and I began to ascend the mountain that overhangs it.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
This figure probably comprises all the other corpses which were flung into this ravine the day after the combat.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
Soon we could see the broken, grassy clay cliffs which indicated the windings of the stream, and the glittering tops of the cottonwoods and ash trees that grew down in the ravine.
My Antonia By Willa Cather Context
She did not turn her head to look at a group of dark creatures further on, who fled from her presence as she skirted a ravine where they fed.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Within this fragile barrier he arranged the blankets abandoned by the foresters, darkening the inner extremity of the cavern, while its outer received a chastened light from the narrow ravine, through which one arm of the river rushed to form the junction with its sister branch a few rods below.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context