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cwm

[ koom ]

cwm

/ kuːm /

noun

  1. (in Wales) a valley
  2. geology another name for cirque


cwm

/ ko̅o̅m /

  1. See cirque


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Word History and Origins

Origin of cwm1

1850–55; < Welsh: valley. See combe
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Example Sentences

Perhaps we shall be able to walk round into another cwm on the far side of North-west buttress.

The shape of the West cwm and the question of its exit will be solved if we can answer these questions.

It is not very surprising to learn that “at the end of that time there was no finer infant in the Cwm.”

He was much impressed by Caddy of Cwm Glas, the strong woman.

The proper cwm can only be reached from Llanberis or from Penygwrhyd.

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