from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A narrow chasm with steep cliff walls, cut into the earth by running water; a gorge.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A valley, especially a long, narrow, steep valley, cut in rock by a river.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The English form of the Spanish word cañon.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See cañon.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall
Spanish cañon, augmentative of caña, tube, cane, from Latin canna, reed; see cane.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Spanish cañón (Wiktionary)