Pronunciation: (kOO'lē), [key]
1. Chiefly Western U.S. and Western Canada.a deep ravine or gulch, usually dry, that has been formed by running water.
2. a small valley.
3. a low-lying area.
4. a small intermittent stream.
5. Geol.a stream of lava.
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