Common misspellings for gorges:
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- gourges (17%)
- gorgus (15%)
- gorgues (12%)
- gorguis (7%)
- gourgus (4%)
- gourguse (4%)
- gorgas (4%)
- gorguse (4%)
- georgus (3%)
- gorgeos (3%)
Examples of usage for gorges:
At length the army came up behind the city to a place primeval, where the face of the earth was sore and tortured, worn into deep gorges by the rains, and flung up in great mounds. "The Crisis, Volume 7" , Winston Churchill.
How appalling must the undertaking have appeared to those who had first to face the dangers and difficulties of a mountain- chain, to plan for and survey out the most favorable route among heavy timber and rocky precipice, beside rushing waters and through deep gorges; and then across those wide and then silent plains, where the timid antelope ranged by day, and the skulking wolf by night made solitude hideous with his melancholy howl! "Two Years in Oregon" , Wallis Nash.
Gaunt and dreary run the mountains, With black gorges up the land Up to where the lonely desert Spreads her burning, dreary sand. "From Edinburgh to India & Burmah" , William G. Burn Murdoch.