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kloof

[kloof] /kluf/
noun
1.
(in South Africa) a deep glen; ravine.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; < Afrikaans; akin to cleave
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British Dictionary definitions for kloof

kloof

/kluːf/
noun
1.
a mountain pass or gorge in southern Africa
Word Origin
C18: from Afrikaans, from Middle Dutch clove a cleft; see cleave1
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