noun, plural cou·loirs [kool-wahrz, French koo-lwar] /kulˈwɑrz, French kuˈlwar/.
Origin of couloir
Related Words for couloirhallway, passage, walkway, aisle, passageway, foyer, lobby, hall, ingress, alley, path, entranceway, couloir
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Historical Examples of couloir
Just below him lay the longest ice-slope, or couloir, he had hitherto encountered.
A few minutes more, and he stood at the foot of the couloir.
In a quarter of an hour we were on the other side of the couloir.
We resolved, then, to risk the short stretch across the couloir.
We climbed down into the couloir: the ice was furrowed by avalanches.