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Meaning of CANYON

Pronunciation:  'kanyun

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  (North America) a ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall

CANYON is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: canon
 See Also: canyonside, ravine



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Can"yon\, n.
The English form of the Spanish word {Ca[~n]on}.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a canyon in your dream, represents your unconscious mind and hidden feelings. It may point to emotions and relationships that you did not recognize.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A deep gorge or ravine.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abysm, abyss, arroyo, box canyon, breach, break, cavity, chap, chasm, check, chimney, chink, cleft, cleuch, clough, col, coulee, couloir, crack, cranny, crevasse, crevice, cut, cwm, defile, dell, dike, ditch, donga, draw, excavation, fault, fissure, flaw, flume, fracture, furrow, gap, gape, gash, gill, gorge, groove, gulch, gulf, gully, hole, incision, joint, kloof, leak, moat, notch, nullah, opening, pass, passage, ravine, rent, rift, rime, rupture, scissure, seam, slit, slot, split, trench, valley, void, wadi