from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pass between two mountain peaks or a gap in a ridge.
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- n. A dip between mountain peaks in a summit-line.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A short ridge connecting two higher elevations or mountains; the pass over such a ridge.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A narrow pass between two mountain peaks: a term used in English by some writers on alpine geology and mountaineering.
- n. The assimilated form of com-, con-, before l. See com-, con-.
- n. An abbreviation of Colonel as a title, and
- n. of Colossians.
- n. [lowercase] An apothecaries' abbreviation of coliander, an obsolete form of coriander.
- n. A name given by Abercrom by in 1887 to the region on a weather-map between two anticyclones, where the isobars show a connecting neck or narrow region of lower pressure analogous to the col that affords a passage from one mountain peak to its neighbor: not to be confounded with a trough or an area of low pressure.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a pass between mountain peaks
I remember being up late one night as I was packing up my dorm room after my junior year in college, when the infomercial for Nads came on the TV.
I know a happily married, very domestic, couple of whom the wife first thought perhaps the husband liked her when he held her hair back while she was throwing up in college.
The last time you redesigned your site, I was in college.
(He claims it was misinterpreted by the evil Clinton administration, and was only supposed to apply to students so convicted while in college.
Apparantly the only bath the col is taking is the one he’s getting here at think progress!
When I was a sophomore away in college, my parents suddenly moved away from the house I’d lived in since 4th grade.
Pope John Paul II was widely beloved, and I think you’d find many who’d describe him as the epitome of wise moral leadership, but then you can’t really overlook that thin collective that considers him one of the 20th Century’s worst moral tyrants, canyou?
When I was in college, I used to love these two recordings by a University of Pennsylvania a cappella group — one was a cover of “Baby” by Nil Lara, the other a cover of Stevie Wonder’s version of the Beatles’ “We Can Work It Out.”
It was only a few minutes walk from there to the col, which is the border between France and Switzerland.
The col is a narrow ravine, between lofty peaks, which happens to extend entirely across this point of the Upper Alps, thus forming a passage several thousand feet lower than would otherwise be obtained.