Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a canyon.

Etymologies

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canyon +‎ -like

Examples

  • At the time GPS didn't work in New York because of the canyonlike streets so Dennis developed something called Dodgeball which was a sort of text-based map of the city.

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  • Past Legal Sea Foods, they rode the long escalator down to revolving doors, exiting onto Boylston Street, where a cold, canyonlike wind cuffed them, street grit spraying their skin as they crossed three lanes of traffic to the shelter of a side street.

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  • David looked out the window of the sedan as they meandered through the canyonlike streets of Hebron.

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  • His senses were on overload and the canyonlike configuration of Dealey Plaza created an echo chamber that distorted the sounds for many witnesses.

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  • As it stands now, Albany has to cut $3 billion in spending to close yet another canyonlike budget gap.

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  • On New York's Lower East Side, Richard Price returns to the tenements and stoops and "canyonlike streets with their hanging garden of ancient fire escapes" where his immigrant grandparents first settled, and he finds, like some long-gone traveler of space-time, that in his absence a mutated civilization has taken root amid the ruins of the old.

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  • At least 3 million people filled the canyonlike Paulista Avenue, organizers said, surpassing last year's count of 2.5 million.

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  • She spoke through hiccupy breaths, her tears making canyonlike tracks in what looked like an excessive amount of face makeup.

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  • As I moved into it, canyonlike walls of stone rising at either hand, I came upon the trail and followed it.

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  • The Terran backed out of the vantage place from which he had been studying the canyonlike valley cupping the Baldy spaceship.

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