Definition of Combe

1. n. See Comb.



Definition of Combe

1. Noun. A valley or hollow, often wooded and with no river. ¹

2. Noun. A cirque ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Combe

1. a narrow valley [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Combe

combatable
combatant
combatants
combated
combater
combaters
combating
combative
combatively
combativeness
combativenesses
combats
combatted
combatting
combatworthy
combe (current term)
combed
combeite
comber
combers
combes
combfish
combi
combi-
combi deck
combier
combies
combiest
combinability
combinable

Literary usage of Combe

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1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1897)
"Recitation of other similar indenture. My cousin William combe son and heir of John combe of Allchurch &c. gen', at age of one and twenty. ..."

2. Switzerland, and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and the Tyrol by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1873)
"The line skirts the rocky E. bank, passing through a succession of tunnels; to the г. а pleasing view of the lake, the monastery of Haute-combe opposite, ..."

3. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies by John Burke, Bernard Burke (1844)
"Y SYDENHAM, esq. of combe, who m. first, Jane, daughter of John ... He was s. by his only surviving eon, HUMPHREY SYD^MIAU, eeq. of combe, who married Jane, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association by Geologists' Association (1908)
"The remainder of the series is exposed in the combe itself. At the northern end the section is terminated by the outcrop of the Dolomitic Conglomerate. ..."

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