from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A round hollow in a hillside; a cirque.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A bowl-shaped geographical feature formed by glaciation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as correi.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hollow space or excavation in the side of a hill. See comb.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a steep-walled semicircular basin in a mountain; may contain a lake
Scottish Gaelic coire, hollow, cauldron, from Old Irish, cauldron, whirlpool.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Highland Scottish Gaelic, perhaps from Celtic cor a corner. (Wiktionary)