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.
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.
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".
2. Etymology: from Middle English and from Old French gorger; from gorge, "throat"; based on Latin gurges, "whirlpool".