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col in Geography topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcolcol1 /kɒl $ kɑːl/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SG technical a low point between two high places in a mountain range
Examples from the Corpus
colThis error is like climbing below a col, and coming up on the wrong side of it.A col was reached at the ridge base and we ate.But the view from the col was decisive and I stayed to indulge my vanity.Each of the cols traversed by the peloton is harder than the one before.Two hours later I collapsed on to the col, long after Enrique had got there, and every step a struggle.