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gorge (GORJ) (verb)
1. To stuff with food; to glut: The children were so hungry that they didn't hesitate to gorge themselves on cookies and candy.
2. To devour greedily: These people who lived in the jungle were always seen to gorge their food as if they were afraid that someone or something would take it away from them.
gorge (GORJ) (noun)
1. A deep ravine, usually with a watercourse running through it: As Susanne and Jillian flew over the area, they could see the gorge and the river flowing in it.
2. A narrow pass; especially, one that goes between mountains: The train was traveling parallel to the gorge as the tourists enjoyed the scenery.

The restaurant was located on the cliff overlooking the gorge. The food was so good it was hard for the customers not to gorge themselves during the meals.

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(Latin: gurgitare, "to flood"; gurges, gurgitis, "the gullet, a gulf, the sea"; to surge, to flood; pour, glut, gorge; whirlpool, engulf; boiling liquid)
(French: from gaver, "to gorge, to feed forcibly")
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gorge (s) (noun), gorges (pl)
1. A narrow valley between hills or mountains, a ravine; usually with steep rocky walls and a stream running through them: Marge and Fred enjoyed seeing the gorges in Arizona and New Mexico during their summer vacation.

During Mark's tour of the national park, he was able to see the waterfall at the far end of the gorge.

2. The throat or esophagus: Mack's dog had a chicken bone caught in its gorge but it was able to cough it up.
3. Etymology: the term goes back to Latin gurges, "whirlpool".
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gorge (verb), gorges; gorged; gorging
1. To eat a large amount of something with greed; to fill oneself with food or drink: Al and Maude used to go to fast food places to gorge themselves on hamburgers and milkshakes.
2. Etymology: from Middle English and from Old French gorger; from gorge, "throat"; based on Latin gurges, "whirlpool".
This entry is located in the following unit: English Words in Action, Group G (page 3)