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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An interior corner; a nook; hence, an angular recess or hollow bend in a mountain, river, cliff, or the like.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In physical geography, a re├źntrant corner in an escarpment; an alcove.

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  • American military slang term for a series of under-financed and largely inconclusive recon missions in Japan during World War II.

    December 27, 2008

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    December 13, 2008