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coulee

[kü′lā]
(geology)
A thick, solidified sheet or stream of lava.
A steep-sided valley or ravine, sometimes with a stream at the bottom.
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As we entered the midday heat, 1 knew it was time to start scouring the coulees.
The narrative opens with Tecumseh, his dog Soldier, and his paternal cousin Lum, enjoying themselves as they usually do over the summer months, hanging out in the coulees, with Tecumseh timing Lum in his long-distance running practice, Lum smoking cigarettes between time trials, and the two of them taking target practice with Lum's revolver.
The latent anthropomorphism of these works, which have the character of recumbent figures on Medieval tombs, is echoed in the title of the other sculpture shown in the same room, Visage (Face), composed of two elements--both in glass filled with water, and of identical dimensions--one vertical and open on the top like a vase, the other horizontal, with the only opening an aperture like that of the Colonnes Coulees.
I saw plenty of good bucks, but not one of the monsters that prowl the coulees and canyons dotting Clint's spread.
Le CMN conseille aux habitants des zones affectees d'eviter les activites en plein air et de prendre des mesures de precaution contre de possibles glissements de terrain et coulees de boue.
Comme Abdul Salam, la population de la ville principale du Ladakh, region himalayenne du nord de l'Inde touchee par des inondations exceptionnelles, tente d'aider dans la mesure de ses moyens les quelque 800 familles qui ont tout perdu dans les coulees de boue.
I knew if I started walking into the coulees, I could find him bedded on one of the slopes.
564 familles ont ete forcees de quitter leur domicile a la suite d'inondations et de coulees de boue indique l'agence APS.
Les gigantesques coulees de boue du week-end dernier ont fait 1.
WITH AN AFFIRMATION like that, this Grandpa four times over was feeling eager and confident upon reaching the coulees and canyons in the rolling topography of eastern Wyoming.