Translation of gorge in Spanish:

gorge

desfiladero, n.

Pronunciation /ɡɔrdʒ//ɡɔːdʒ/

noun

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    Geography
    (ravine)
    desfiladero masculine
    cañón masculine
    • If the track that approaches it from the east was anything to go by, it occupied a near invincible state of isolation, protected by gorges, mountains and precipitous passes.
    • This train spirals up a steep mountain gorge, climbing 2,800 ft in 40 minutes.
    • Now in the little space that is left, in steep valleys and gorges, the Kurinji bushes are battling for survival, like many other life forms of the area.
    • The towering cliffs originate on the ocean's floor and ascend from the water to create amazing gorges created by waterfalls streaming down over centuries and eroding the stone.
    • Trails probe the cool inner sanctums of 18 sandstone-walled canyons, where you'll find steep gorges and waterfalls plunging from cliffs.
    • It was our first sight of wide open space, with nothing but mountains and huge gorges on the horizon.
    • This is rugged country, broken, steep hills, narrow valleys plunging to streams flowing through deep gorges, all covered in bush and mud.
    • Rivers such as the Dudh Kosi and Bhote Kosi have carved deep gorges into the mountains, leaving a complex terrain of steep ridges and narrow valleys.
    • The same can happen an hour or so outside Sydney, in the Blue Mountains, where trekkers into the valleys and gorges often don't come back.
    • Once on the ground, it's the constant sound of water that strikes you: streams whisper and waterfalls roar, a soft rush echoes from mountain gorges, and forest leaves drip with life.
    • Their great pale grey slopes are breached all along the coast by a number of steep, rocky gorges with towering vertical walls.
    • The obstacles created by the highlands, valleys, and gorges found in the mountain regions fostered strong cultural and linguistic differences.
    • Over geological time these small streams will inevitably eat away the whole mountain side and the gorges will probably collapse in on themselves, but don't hold your breath waiting for it.
    • The hour-long flight takes in both sections of the Gregory National Park and passes over luxuriant river valleys, yawning gorges, rocky ravines and a chain of magnificent flattop sandstone mesas.
    • The road will bring trade, and better access to health care and the outside world, to the villages strung along the banks of the Panjsher River as it courses through steep gorges and ravines from the Hindu Kush mountains.
    • During the following days, we will cross green frozen steppes, sandy deserts, narrow gorges and canyons, and all the guises that mountains are apt to take.
    • They walked through the shadow of the gorge, the steep overhanging walls closed in on them, and there was a sense of impending evil about them.
    • After a night there, we headed on up into the hills, winding our way up the narrow gorge of the river valley.
    • They chased him down the mountain and into the gorge where he disappeared and the miners couldn't follow.
    • Climbing down deep-throated gorges and up awe-inspiring mountains had David Denison marvelling at early road pioneers
  • 2archaic

    (throat)
    garganta feminine
    • Still both not feeling 100%, Takuto coughing and with a hurting left knee and I with a sore gorge, we left Parral on a blue sky morning.
    • Sinking his teeth into her gorge, he grotesquely tore her throat out.

reflexive verb

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    atiborrarse de comida
    atracarse de comida informal
    to gorge oneself on / with sth atracarse de algo informal
    • In those days the North Sea was full of tunny - the giant tuna - that were in gorging on shoals of herring and mackerel.
    • Soon, both boys were gorging on buttery popcorn and the big-screen TV lit up the non-lighted room with flashing scenes.
    • According to them the only drawback they'd encountered was that they had both gained 8 kilos gorging on Thai cuisine.
    • Instead, they will be too busy customising their character with hairstyles and tattoos, or getting fat by gorging on junk food.
    • You can gorge yourself on any amount of chocolate and not feel guilty.
    • So your waistline has expanded after all that Christmas gorging!
    • After gorging ourselves on food and cake, his mother and I decided to explore a little further and went walking off down a windy track.
    • Not only it is tasty, on a shoestring budget one can gorge on a variety of food.
    • I half-expected to see Grace Adler walk up to the podium and complain about men while gorging on chocolate silk pie.
    • When there is a loss of habitat, the woodland caribou becomes a prime target for wolves that gorge on their plentiful prey.
    • She found that the cat had been gorging on the food I left out and that her stomach was completely distended.
    • After gorging on the sumptuous buffet they all danced and sang to the sounds of the Caribbean / Filipino Band ‘Colours’.
    • Again, it goes back to social expectation - being able to gorge on food has now become a sort of unconsidered fashion.
    • After gorging on a feast, don't hit the roads drunk and drowsy.
    • I wasn't preaching to people who dedicated Thanksgiving Day to gorging on turkey and then crashing on the couch in front of a football game.
    • It felt like I had just spent the last two hours gorging on gummy bears.
    • It is said that he once excluded all other foods, gorging only on broccoli prepared in the Apician manner for an entire month.
    • In fact individuals often become traffic casualties when flying too low after gorging on fruits.
    • Hours earlier, even as we were gorging the delicious food on offering in a beachfront restaurant, a suburban train had flashed past, ripping through the silence.
    • After gorging on holiday goodies, sticking to your resolution to hit the gym is easier said than done.