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  • 1 canyon up —    canyon …

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  • 2 canyon — [ kanjɔ̃; kanjɔn ] ou cañon [ kaɲɔn ] n. m. • cagnon 1856; esp. du Mexique cañon, augment. de caño « tube »; cf. canne ♦ Gorge très profonde creusée par un cours d eau dans une chaîne de montagnes. Le Grand Canyon du Colorado. Océanogr. Longue et …

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  • 3 Canyon — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Canyon es el nombre de una serie de siete satélites de reconocimiento de la Fuerza Aérea de Estados Unidos. Fueron los primeros grandes satélites espía de los Estados Unidos y todos fueron lanzados desde Cabo… …

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  • 4 Canyon — Canyon, TX U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 12875 Housing Units (2000): 5091 Land area (2000): 4.951991 sq. miles (12.825598 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.951991 sq. miles (12.825598 sq …

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  • 5 Canyon, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 12875 Housing Units (2000): 5091 Land area (2000): 4.951991 sq. miles (12.825598 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.951991 sq. miles (12.825598 sq. km) FIPS… …

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  • 6 canyon — /ˈkɛnjon, ingl. ˈkænjən/ s. m. inv. cañón (sp.), valle, forra, gola, canalone. SFUMATURE canyon gola forra Canyon è una parola inglese che designa in maniera specifica una valle tipica dell America settentrionale, originata dall erosione fluviale …

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  • 7 Canyon — Can yon, n. The English form of the Spanish word {Ca[ n]on}. [1913 Webster] || …

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  • 8 canyon — / kænjən/, it. / kɛnjon/ s. ingl. [adattam. angloamer. dello sp. cañón ], usato in ital. al masch. (geogr.) [vallata molto profonda a forma di corridoio, incisa da un fiume in un tavolato, con pareti strapiombanti] ▶◀ Ⓖ (tosc.) botro, forra, gola …

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  • 9 canyon — (n.) 1834, from Mex.Sp. cañon, extended sense of Sp. cañon a pipe, tube, gorge, from cano a tube, from L. canna reed (see CANE (Cf. cane)). But earlier spelling callon (1560s) might suggest a source in calle street …

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  • 10 canyon — [n] gulf in mountain area coulee, glen, gorge, gulch, gully, ravine, valley; concepts 509,513 Ant. mountain …

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  • 11 canyon — ► NOUN ▪ a deep gorge, especially one with a river flowing through it. ORIGIN Spanish cañón tube , from Latin canna cane …

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  • 12 canyon — ☆ canyon [kan′yən ] n. [AmSp cañón < Sp, a pipe, tube, gorge < caño, a tube < L canna, a reed: see CANE] a long, narrow valley between high cliffs, often with a stream flowing through it …

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  • 13 Canyon — For other uses, see Canyon (disambiguation). Gorge redirects here. For the figure from Greek mythology, see Gorge (mythology). For the old English meaning, see throat. Grand Canyon, Arizona …

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  • 14 Canyon — Pour les articles homonymes, voir canyon (homonymie) et gorge. Canyon de Hoodoos, Parc national de Bryce Canyon dans l Utah …

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  • 16 canyon — /kan yeuhn/, n. a deep valley with steep sides, often with a stream flowing through it. Also, cañon. [1835 45, Amer.; < AmerSp, Sp cañón a long tube, a hollow, equiv. to cañ(a) tube ( < L canna CANE) + on aug. suffix] Syn. gorge, gully, ravine,… …

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  • 17 Canyon — /kan yeuhn/, n. a town in N Texas. 10,724. * * * I Very narrow, deep valley cut by a river through resistant rock and having steep, almost vertical sides. Canyons occur most often in arid or semiarid regions. Some canyons (e.g., the Grand Canyon) …

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  • 18 Canyon — (as used in expressions) Bryce Canyon, parque nacional Canyon de Chelly National Monument Hells Canyon Kings Canyon, parque nacional Walnut Canyon National Monument …

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  • 19 canyon — (cañón [kaɲón], origin uncertain; either a figurative application of the augmentative form of caño pipe, conduit < caña cane < Latin cannam reed, or since callón is an older form, it may derive from calle street < Latin callem narrow… …

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  • 20 canyon — noun /ˈkænjən/ A valley, especially a long, narrow, steep valley, cut in rock by a river. Syn: dale, dalles, gulch, ravine, vale, valley See Also: Copper Canyon, Grand Canyon, concrete canyon …

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