Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A vertical cavity, usually leading into a cave, dissolved out of some soluble rock, such as limestone, by descending waters.

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Examples

  • The following are so designated: the last 150m of the canyon before the entrance to Skocjan Caves, the collapsed dolines Mala dolina and Velika dolina, all the caves, in the Park, and a dripstone formation on the surface near the Lipje cave.

    Skocjan Caves Regional Park, Slovenia

  • As he stood so, looking at the serapes and a hanging rack of dolina blankets with his hands clasped behind his back like a patron in an art gallery (and blinking back tears all the while), there came a light tap on his shoulder.

    Wizard and Glass

  • In one _dolina_ which had been fortified, an officer and

    Italy at War and the Allies in the West

  • Račková dolina Campground (near Liptovský Mikuláš).

    Slovak Spectator

  • © 1997 by the Archaeological Institute of America www. archaeology.org/9709/newsbriefs/gran. dolina.html

    A New Species?

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