Grand Coulee

Grand Coulee

[koo-lee]
noun
1.
a dry canyon in central Washington: cut by the Columbia River in the glacial period. 52 miles (84 km) long; over 400 feet (120 meters) deep.
2.
a dam on the Columbia River at the N end of this canyon. 550 feet (168 meters) high.
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Grand Coulee (ˈkuːlɪ)
 
n
a canyon in central Washington State, over 120 m (400 ft) deep, at the N end of which is situated the Grand Coulee Dam, on the Columbia River. Height of dam: 168 m (550 ft). Length of dam: 1310 m (4300 ft)

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