HyperDic: canyon

English > 1 sense of the word canyon:
NOUNobjectcanyon, canona ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall
canyon > pronunciation
Soundskae'nyahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > canyon: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningA ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall.
Synonymcanon
PartscanyonsideThe steeply sloping side of a canyon
RegionNorth AmericaA continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
BroaderravineA deep narrow steep-sided valley (especially one formed by running water)
Spanishbarranca, canón, canon, cañón, congosto, desfiladero
Catalancanyó, congost, engorjat

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