The remains of her body were found in a ravine almost a year later.
Whose fault was it anyways that truck three got stuck in the ravine?
Last December a Continental 737 taking off from Denver aborted at the last second and, in icy conditions, skidded into a ravine.
1760, "deep gorge," from French ravin "a gully" (1680s, from Old French raviner "to pillage, sweep down, cascade"), and from French ravine "violent rush of water, gully worn by a torrent," from Old French ravine "violent rush of water, waterfall; avalanche; robbery, rapine," both ultimately from Latin rapina "act of robbery, plundering" (see rapine); sense influenced by Latin rapidus "rapid." Middle English ravine meant "booty, plunder, robbery" from c.1350-1500. Cf. ravening.