a deep, narrow ravine, especially one marking the course of a stream or torrent.
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How to use gulch in a sentence
The group was found dead on Tuesday, a little more than a mile away from their vehicle, at the Devil’s gulch area along the south fork of the Merced River, according to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office.
The Dry gulch fire joined with the Lick Creek fire on July 8 and the pair is currently being fought as one fire.
A creek runs through the gulch for part of the year and feeds into the Paria River, which in turn joins the Colorado River southwest of the Glen Canyon Dam.In the World of Ultralight Hiking, Everything Weighs Something | jversteegh | July 14, 2021 | Outside Online
Hold on, men who are already pecking out their nastygrams, mansplaining that the wage gap exists because moms stay home or go part-time while they raise your spawn, so that break in employment is actually what creates the Wage Gap gulch.Ditch the flowers for Mother’s Day — here’s what America’s moms really need | Petula Dvorak | May 6, 2021 | Washington Post
But there turned out to be, if not a cliff, at least a gulch still embedded in the deal.
I don't mean to imply that doctors are all going to move to Galt's gulch.
Technological vision and rivalry are so intertwined that local residents call the place Silicon gulch.From the Archives: Steve Jobs on the Birth of the Mac | Tom Zito | October 6, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
They found the half-breed cooking some bacon over a tiny fire, at the head of a gulch that was just made for human concealment.Mystery Ranch | Arthur Chapman
Avoiding the road, the half-breed made his way to a gulch near the ranch, where he tied his horse.Mystery Ranch | Arthur Chapman
We had followed the spur track up the gulch for maybe a short quarter of a mile when we came to the engine.
That siding is part of an old 'Y' at the mouth of a gulch that runs back into the mountains for maybe a dozen miles or so.
Tarbell nodded without breaking his monotonous repetition of the Crow gulch call.
British Dictionary definitions for gulch
US and Canadian a narrow ravine cut by a fast stream
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