cirque definition

  • noun:
    • A steep bowl-shaped hollow happening during the high end of a mountain valley, specifically one developing the head of a glacier or flow. Also called cwm.
    • A ring; a circle.
    • A curved depression in a mountainside with high walls, forming the termination of a valley.
    • A circle; a circus; a circular hard-on or arrangement of objects.
    • A kind of circular area in the part of a mountain, walled around by precipices of good height.
    • A circus.
    • A circle; especially, a circle seen as inclosing any area or surrounding any object or number of items.
    • identical to comb.
    • a steep-walled semicircular basin in a mountain; may consist of a lake
    • A steep bowl-shaped hollow occurring during the high end of a mountain area, specifically one forming your head of a glacier or flow. Also known as cwm.
    • A ring; a circle.
    • A curved despair in a mountainside with steep wall space, forming the end of a valley.
    • A circle; a circus; a circular hard-on or arrangement of objects.
    • some sort of circular valley within the part of a mountain, walled around by precipices of great height.
    • A circus.
    • A circle; specifically, a circle regarded as inclosing any area or surrounding any item or number of items.
    • Same as comb.
    • a steep-walled semicircular basin in a mountain; may consist of a lake

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