Cirque - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |sɜːrk|  American pronunciation of the word cirque
Brit.  |səːk|  British pronunciation of the word cirque

noun

- a steep-walled semicircular basin in a mountain; may contain a lake (syn: corrie, cwm)

Examples

...the harvest moon was a glowing cirque in autumn sky...

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