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Date: 1800-1900
Language: American Spanish
Origin: cañón, from Spanish, 'tube, pipe', from caña 'cane', from Latin canna; CANE1

canyon

noun
     
canyon
Related topics: Nature, Geology, Geography
can‧yon [countable]
DN a deep valley with very steep sides of rock that usually has a river running through it

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