/ (ɡʌt) /
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Caribbean a small cleft in a hill through which a rivulet runs down to the sea
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Word Origin for ghaut
C17 gaot, a mountain pass, from Hindi: ghat
Words nearby ghaut
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How to use ghaut in a sentence
The vessels used to be moored at the ghaut at the bottom of Hare Street, as there were no jetties in those days.Recollections of Calcutta for over Half a Century|Montague Massey
Of the Indian growths, Malabars, grown on the western slope of the Ghaut mountains, are classed commercially as the best.All About Coffee|William H. Ukers
It was about eleven o'clock when preparations were made for the removal of the corpse of my uncle to the Ghaut.The Hindoos as they Are|Shib Chunder Bose
Something was then removed; he seemed satisfied, as before; and he in time ascended that stupendous ghaut.
In an hour and a half after this, we reached and crossed the river Scend, about two miles from the top of the ghaut.