kuːm n. narrow valley (also coombe)

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  • Coombe — Coomb Coomb, Coombe Coombe, n. [See {Comb}, {Combe}, in this sense.] A hollow in a hillside. [Prov. Eng.] See {Comb}, {Combe}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coombe — Comb Comb, Combe Combe (? or ?), n. [AS. comb, prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwm a dale, valley.] That unwatered portion of a valley which forms its continuation beyond and above the most elevated spring that issues into it. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Coombe, Cornwall — may refer to a number of places in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom: Coombe, Bude Coombe, Camborne Coombe, Liskeard Coombe Junction Halt railway station Coombe, Redruth Coombe, St Austell Coombe, Truro …   Wikipedia

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