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"gorge" in British English

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gorgenoun

uk   /ɡɔːdʒ/  us   /ɡɔːrdʒ/

gorgeverb [I or T]

uk   /ɡɔːdʒ/  us   /ɡɔːrdʒ/
(Definition of gorge from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gorge" in American English

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gorgenoun [C]

 us   /ɡɔrdʒ/
  • gorge noun [C] (VALLEY)

a ​deep, ​narrowvalley with ​steepsides, usually ​formed by a ​river or ​streamcutting through ​rock: The only way to cross the gorge was over a ​flimsywoodenbridge.

gorgeverb [I/T]

 us   /ɡɔrdʒ/
to ​eat or ​fill yourself with ​food until you are ​unable to ​eat any more: [T] She ​sat in ​front of the ​television, gorging herself on ​chocolates.
(Definition of gorge from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gorge”
in Korean 협곡…
in Arabic مَمرّ ضَيّق…
in Malaysian gaung…
in French gorge…
in Russian узкое ущелье…
in Chinese (Traditional) 山谷, (通常指河流沖刷而成的)峽,峽穀…
in Italian gola…
in Turkish dik yamaçlı geçit, dar vadi…
in Polish wąwóz…
in Spanish desfiladero, barranco…
in Vietnamese hẻm núi…
in Portuguese garganta, ravina…
in Thai ช่องเขา…
in German die Felsschlucht…
in Catalan congost…
in Japanese (切り立った岩場の)渓谷…
in Chinese (Simplified) 山谷, (通常指河流冲刷而成的)峡,峡谷…
in Indonesian jurang…
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