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  • n. Plural form of hoodoo.


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  • The next morning, it's a few hours' drive southwest for a photo-op stop at Bryce Canyon, cathedral-like with its drippy-rock formations and natural spires called hoodoos.

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  • You will be guarded by no less a personage than my immaculate self to the door of your academy; from which you will emerge, later on, with never a memory of 'hoodoos' in your wise brain; and you will live to

    That Girl Montana

  • "But not 'hoodoos' possessed of the _tout ensemble_ of Miss Rivers," objected Lyster.

    That Girl Montana

  • Visby to search for the coastline limestone rock formations (look an awful lot like the "hoodoos" in Alberta) and to check out a few of the famous beaches people brag about on Gotland TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • The southern section, which lies between the interstate and the town of Hanksville, features countless navigable canyons including the aforementioned, kid-friendly Little Wild Horse, as well as Goblin Valley State Park, an otherworldly realm of sandstone hoodoos and spires sculpted into bizarre shapes by the forces of wind and rain.

    Todd Hartley: The Wide, Wide West: Utah's San Rafael Swell

  • I still remember standing at Sunset Point on my first visit as a teenager, hoping to sneak away to climb the hoodoos in the valley below.

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  • Tychus slowed down slightly, just enough to tease his pursuers with the hope that they might actually catch him, and then took them to an open area where dozens of long, jagged hoodoos erupted from the earth.

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  • Here in the New Sydney badlands, ravines, canyons, and the tower-like formations colorfully known as “hoodoos” were everywhere.

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  • Instead, we lingered at Bryce Canyon National Park, just a few hours outside of Vegas, for a short hike to investigate the stalagmites -- conical mineral deposits that create spectacular rock pinnacles called hoodoos.

    Katherine Nichols: Moab, Utah: Rugged, Challenging, and Unexpectedly Romantic

  • Of course, if so, it was also possible that most of the hoodoos and root workers attending the carnival had been assigned to the sixth floor—Kallie being an exception—and that he was being paranoid as all hell.

    Black Dust Mambo


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