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defile

Geography a narrow pass or gorge, esp one between two mountains
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To waylay and harass a band of trappers with their pack-horses, when embarrassed in the rugged defiles of the mountains, has become as favorite an exploit with these Indians as the plunder of a caravan to the Arab of the desert.
ALL night their course lay through intricate defiles and over irregular and rock-strewn paths.
During the whole of that day they struggled on through the defiles, and by evening they calculated that they were more than thirty miles from their enemies.
For five days he toiled footsore and weary through the defiles which he had already traversed on horseback.
Nothing that enters one from outside can defile that person; but the things that come out from within are what defile."
La prestigieuse maison parisienne Christian Dior organise, pour la premiere fois de son histoire, un defile au Maroc le 29 avril prochain.
Le Sud, dans son immensite, les Aures, la Kabylie, le Constantinois, l'Oranie, tous sont la pour demontrer si besoin l'unite du peuple algerien comme ce fut le cas en un Premier Novembre 1954.Il y a aussi le defile des corps constitues.
Mujahida Hussain Bibi, well known as Bibi Sahiba in the Jatha, met martyrdom in the Battle of Chirikot-Degear Defile in 1947, that for all reasons turned fierce.