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coulee


coulee


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coulee  \Cou`lee"\  (k??`l?"),  n.  [F.  coul['e]e,  fr  couler  to  run 
  or  flow.] 
  A  stream;  (Geol.)  a  stream  of  lava.  Also  in  the  Western 
  United  States,  the  bed  of  a  stream,  even  if  dry,  when  deep 
  and  having  inclined  sides;  distinguished  from  a  ca[~n]on, 
  which  has  precipitous  sides. 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Coulee,  ND 
  Zip  code(s):  58746