What does the word canyon mean?

Usage examples for canyon

  1. I dunno, he said, I ain't heard of anybody taking the short cut for years- not since the big slide in the canyon. – Ronicky Doone by Max Brand
  2. I went in from the Dry River Canyon, and I guess I faced death a dozen times the first day. – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. " We can't see the Canyon from our windows," said John. – The Enchanted Canyon by Honoré Willsie Morrow