gorge gorge  /ˈɡɔrdʒ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a deep ravine (usually with a river running through it)
  2. (n) a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)
  3. (n) the passage between the pharynx and the stomach
  4. (v) overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself

Usage(s):

  1. The enemy routinely fires on the soldier's positions from perches in the gorge.
  2. Sure, customers will get to gorge on hundreds of new games and utilities for their iPhones.
  3. The French party gaily entered the Siq gorge just as a sprinkle of rain began to fall.

News

  1. Royal Gorge fire at 40% containment, major damage already done

    The Royal Gorge fire has destroyed most of the structures at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, leaving Cañon City worried that tourists — and the dollars they bring — will go elsewhere, according to the city's administrator.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. Royal Gorge Bridge closure will leave a chasm for Cañon City tourism

    The closure of the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park this week due to extensive fire damage is expected to take a heavy, but not insurmountable, toll on tourism in the region.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  3. Royal Gorge Fire 40 percent contained; Hwy 50, tourist train reopen

    ROYAL GORGE, Colo. — While firefighters were still struggling on Thursday to gain any measure of containment on the Black...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: FOX 31 Denver

Quotes

  1. "These proposals are unacceptable to us," Bagapsh said. "We tried to convey to the representatives of Germany's leadership that no negotiations are possible without the withdrawal of Georgian forces from the Kodori Gorge."
    on Jul 18, 2008 By: Sergei Bagapsh Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Truthfully, he's too talented to have a valley as big as he's been in. You can have some peaks and valleys, but he's been in a gorge," Cubs manager Lou Piniella said. "Look, for us to be a good offensive team, we need Soriano to hit. Let's...
    on Jun 18, 2009 By: Lou Piniella Source: CBSSports.com

  3. "The official Q150 Icons illustrate what a diverse and colourful history it is, from Charles Kingsford Smith to Allan Border, from Australia Zoo to the XXXX Brewery, from the Daintree Rainforest to Carnarvon Gorge," Ms Bligh said. "From the...
    on Jun 9, 2009 By: Anna Bligh Source: Sunshine Coast Daily

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