cañon

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See also: canon and cañón

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Noun[edit]

cañon (plural cañons or cañones)

  1. Alternative spelling of canyon.
    • 1879, Arthur Pendarves Vivian, Wanderings in the western land
      [] we walked some little distance up the cañon on the frozen river []
    • 1912, Zane Grey, Riders of the Purple Sage, Chapter 5
      He was only proving what the sage-riders had long said of this labyrinthine system of deceitful cañons and valleys—trails led down into Deception Pass, but no rider had ever followed them.
    • 2010, Agnes C Laut, Through Our Unknown Southwest (Illustrated Edition) (page 100)
      the cañons and upland pine parks and snowy peaks and cliff dwellings round Flagstaff

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