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See also: coulée
coulee (plural coulees)
- A stream.
- (geology) A lava flow.
- (US) A deep gulch or ravine, frequently dry in summer.
- (Mississippi Delta region) A reach of water in a bayou that is like a slough but deeper.
- 1989, McPhee, John, The Control of Nature, →ISBN, page 73:
- We were in a coulee, which is like a slough but deeper and with slushier muds at the bottom.