1. also coom or coombe (km)
a. A steep, deep valley, especially one running down to the sea.
b. A dry, bowl-shaped valley or hollow on the side of a hill.
2. See cirque.
[Middle English coumb, hollow, valley, from Old English cumb, of Celtic origin; akin to Welsh cwm, valley.]
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