from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A shallow notch in the crest of a mountain ridge.

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  • n. A dry valley once occupied by a stream or river, since captured by another stream.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a pass in a mountain ridge with no stream flowing through it


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