[ helz-kan-yuhn ]
/ ˈhɛlz ˈkæn yən /
a canyon on the Snake River in southern Idaho and along the Oregon border: 125 miles (210 kilometers) long with a maximum depth of about 7,900 feet (2,408 meters).
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Origin of Hells Canyon
First recorded in 1905–10
Words nearby Hells Canyon
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