Meaning of DEFILE in English

DEFILE

(~s, defiling, ~d)

1.

To ~ something that people think is important or holy means to do something to it or say something about it which is offensive. (LITERARY)

He had ~d the sacred name of the Holy Prophet.

VERB: V n

2.

A ~ is a very narrow valley or passage, usually through mountains. (FORMAL)

= pass

N-COUNT

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