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ravine
 n.  gorge; deep narrow steep-sided valley
Classic Sentence: (38 in 3 pages)
1  At midday they put the hounds into a ravine thickly overgrown with young trees.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI
2  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
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI
3  He saw the whips in their red caps galloping along the edge of the ravine, he even saw the hounds, and was expecting a fox to show itself at any moment on the ryefield opposite.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI
4  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
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER IV
5  To the right, beyond a steep ravine, was a small village and a landowner's house with a broken roof.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER V
6  Slipping onto their haunches and sliding, the horses descended with their riders into the ravine.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XI
7  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
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: III
8  We stood panting on the edge of the ravine, looking down at the trees and bushes that grew below us.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: III
9  In the ravine a ringdove mourned plaintively, and somewhere off in the bushes an owl hooted.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XIV
10  Cries were heard in the startling vicinity of the chasm between the two caves, which mingled with hoarser yells that arose out of the abyss of the deep ravine.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9
11  He pointed toward the youthful military captive, and described the death of a favorite warrior, who had been precipitated into the deep ravine by his hand.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
12  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
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE UNEXPECTED
13  The battery was unmasked at the same moment with the ravine.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE PLATEAU OF MONT-SAINT-JEAN
14  By any other route than that below Plancenoit, the Prussian army would have come out upon a ravine impassable for artillery, and Bulow would not have arrived.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—A BAD GUIDE TO NAPOLEON; A GOOD GUIDE TO BULOW
15  An hour later, he fell in the ravine of Ohain.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—ONE OF THE RED SPECTRES OF THAT EPOCH
Example Sentence:
1  A ravine delimited the property on the south.
2  The soldiers shot down into the ravine.
3  The chopper crashed into a mountain ravine on Tuesday, apparently after being hit by rebel fire.