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Combe      
·noun ·see Comb.
II. Combe ·noun That unwatered portion of a valley which forms its continuation beyond and above the most elevated spring that issues into it.
combe      
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(also coomb or coombe)
¦ noun Brit. a short valley or hollow on a hillside or coastline, especially in southern England.
?Geology a dry valley in a limestone or chalk escarpment.
Origin
OE cumb, of Celtic origin, related to cwm.
Combe      
A combe (; also spelled coombe or coomb and, in place names, comb) can refer either to a steep, narrow valley, or to a small valley or large hollow on the side of a hill; in any case, it is often understood simply to mean a small valley through which a watercourse does not run. The word "combe" derives from Old English cumb, of the same meaning, and is unrelated to the English word "comb".

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Combe
A combe (; also spelled coombe or coomb and, in place names, comb) can refer either to a steep, narrow valley, or to a small valley or large hollow on the side of a hill; in any case, it is often understood simply to mean a small valley through which a watercourse does not run. The word "combe" derives from Old English cumb, of the same meaning, and is unrelated to the English word "comb".
Pronunciation examples for Combe
1. Comb.
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2. What kind of comb?
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3. We have Combo Chimbita.
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4. It's the best combo.
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5. Or a combo?
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Examples of use of Combe
1. Barbara Jones, at Combe Church of England primary school in Oxfordshire, said common sense was needed.
2. Firemen tramped through Combe Florey, squirting things, before being given glasses of Guinness and sent away.
3. His co–writer for 13 years was a young journalist, Victoria Combe.
4. The house at Combe Florey did not prosper under her occupation of it.
5. "I went to Combe Martin and plastered the place with photographs.