Definition of col noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kɒl//
; NAmE NAmE//kɑːl//
(specialist) Mountains and valleys
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a low point between two higher points in a mountain range synonym pass See related entries: Mountains and valleys Word Originmid 19th cent.: from French, literally ‘neck’, from Latin collum.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: col