Idioms about gorge
Origin of gorge1
OTHER WORDS FROM gorgegorge·a·ble, adjectivegorg·ed·ly [gawr-jid-lee], /ˈgɔr dʒɪd li/, adverbgorg·er, noun
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Other definitions for gorge (2 of 2)
How to use gorge in a sentence
The cliffs of the gorge are a thousand feet high in parts, with walls of Nuttall sandstone that provide climbers with more than 1,500 routes.
While the national-preservation status of the majority of the gorge is a concession to local hunters, the group is slated to lose roughly 4,000 acres of hunting grounds in the Lower Gorge with the new designation.
The gorge is home to hundreds of rare species, including the highest concentration of rare plants in Maryland, according to the National Park Service.Biologists say a wider American Legion Bridge would destroy critical research site|Katherine Shaver|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
Canyoners are constantly concerned about flash floods, but hikers exploring riverside trails and narrow gorges should also be aware of flood potential, because they can happen with little to no warning.
There’s fire on both sides of the Feather River, and the Feather River is just a very steep gorge in many places.What the Photos of Wildfires and Smoke Don’t Show You|by Elizabeth Weil and Lisa Larson-Walker|September 21, 2020|ProPublica
The Gorge has always been a hotbed of radicalism and arms smuggling, but now it is fast becoming a shahid factory.
PANKISI GORGE, Georgia—The mother of martyrs, a woman in her fifties, is delicately beautiful and visibly in pain.
BIRKIANI, Georgia — Time seems to stop in this sleepy Georgian village high in the green mountains of the Pankisi Gorge.
The Pankisi Gorge is a beautiful place, but it does not offer big opportunities to the local boys.
And he is said to be luring more young Muslims from his home region in the Pankisi Gorge to join his insurgency forces.
Poor wretches—they were afraid to refuse, yet their gorge rose at the deed, and they fired at the ceiling!The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Far up the gorge dense clouds of black smoke swooped down from the benchland.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Darkness fell, but still the fight continued, and at last Dupont's guns were heard at the other side of the gorge.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Therefore its channel is usually not a hundredth part as wide as the gorge or valley in which it lies.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
On his right an open glade revealed to him the dark gorge through which the Cluden thundered.Hunted and Harried|R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for gorge
- a narrow rear entrance to a work
- the narrow part of a bastion or outwork