Meaning of DEFILE in English

DEFILE

n.

Pronunciation: di- ' f ī (- ə )l, ' d ē - ˌ f ī (- ə )l

Function: noun

Etymology: French défilé, from past participle of défiler

Date: 1685

: a narrow passage or gorge

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