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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n corrie a steep-walled semicircular basin in a mountain; may contain a lake
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Corrie Same as Correi.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n corrie A hollow space or excavation in the side of a hill. See comb.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Corrie kor′i a term applied in Scotland and Ireland to semicircular recesses or cirques in mountains, generally flanked by steep and lofty hills.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gael. coire, a cauldron, or large pot.


In literature:

Corry, Erie Co., Pennsylvania.
"Harper's Young People, April 27, 1880" by Various
This gang was called by the name of Corrie.
"A Historical Survey of the Customs, Habits, & Present State of the Gypsies" by John Hoyland
Corri had a brandy bottle and glass with him, and insisted I should take a dram.
"James Boswell" by William Keith Leask
One, I remember, was called Corris.
"With Manchesters in the East" by Gerald B. Hurst
What do you say to coming and looking at the gipsy encampment in the Corrie Wood?
"The Adventure League" by Hilda T. Skae
Those women at Corry had evidently been practising upon her ignorance, and amusing themselves with her terrors!
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 90, April, 1865" by Various
Corrie-lakes are common in all glaciated mountain regions.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
Corry, "History of Liverpool," 1810, p. 93.
"Folk-lore of Shakespeare" by Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer
But it is above all as the poet of ben and corrie that MacIntyre is remembered.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
Before Corri-gan shall know himself the rightful owner of Tubbermore, he must be satisfied to see Tom Linton his son-in-law.
"Roland Cashel Volume I (of II)" by Charles James Lever
CORRIE, JOHN M. The Dumfries Post Office, 1642-1910.
"The Development of Rates of Postage" by A. D. Smith
The lower limestones are well seen at Corrie, but the thin coals are not there represented.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
A German sniper wounded the "bunkie" of Thomas Corry, of Pittsburgh, a member of Company I, 111th Infantry.
"The Iron Division, National Guard of Pennsylvania, in the World War" by H. G. Proctor
Corri, Miss Rosalie (actress), 194.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 1" by Charles Mackie
Beautiful rock crystals occur in veins in the corries.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
That curious fiasco, the Malapoch war, was fought there, and Malapoch's people still live in its corries.
"The African Colony" by John Buchan
But it was Corry's turn.
"Winter Fun" by William O. Stoddard
They camped, that night, in a dell at the foot of the corry, not far from the constantly crashing stream.
"The Wolf Cub" by Patrick Casey
Fully half an hour was thus saved, because of the steepness of the precipitous corries to right and left.
"Great Ghost Stories" by Various
Mr. Corry, who is here, does not intend that the race shall be extinct.
"Miss Eden's Letters" by Emily Eden

In poetry:

Henchmen, waiting for the signal,
At their chiefs imperious word
Start, to drive from hill and corrie
To the pass the watchful herd.
"Loch Buy" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
From mountain and corrie, from clachan and dale,
The summons speed forth on the wings of the gale;
"Come forward! brave heroes! from Lewis and Skye,
The Clans are to gather, to conquer or die!"
"Hail to Lochiel And Lovat" by Angus Cameron Robertson
But Clarndon and Corry
Connellan beheld this sworry
With rage and imulation in their black hearts' core;
And they hired a gang of ruffins
To interrupt the muffins,
And the fragrance of the Congo on the Shannon shore.
"The Battle Of Limerick" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Haste, all ye fairy elves, hither to me,
Over the holme so green, over the lea,
Over the corrie, and down by the lake,
Cross ye the mountain-burn, thread ye the brake,
Stop not at muirland, wide river, nor sea:
Hasten, ye fairy elves, hither to me!
"Queen Of Fairie's Song" by Robert Hogg

In news:

Corrie Saux Moreau, Field Museum of Natural History.
Not only could Rachel Corrie have prevented her own death, but Corrie was used by the anti-Israel International Solidarity Movement.
Rachel Corrie, patron saint of the pro-terror radical left and its Islamofascist allies, essentially committed suicide in order to assist Palestinian terrorists.
Rayne Mitchell Stoughton, Slippery Rock, and Lynette Rae Pognant, Corry.
There are no clunkers here, and especially strong stories include "Train," "To Reach Japan," "Haven," and "Corrie.
Corry senior Austin Pondel finished 32nd out of 40 runners at the Foot Locker 5K nationals at Balboa Park on Saturday.
A 31-year-old man faces multiple charges after he assaulted a man with a utility knife on Monday night, said Corry police.
Sechriest, 87, of Greeley Street, Bear Lake, Pa. Died on Saturday, December 1, 2012, at Corry Memorial Hospital.
Israeli court rules military not at fault in US activist Rachel Corrie's death.
Ayn Rand, Romney, Obama, Rachel Corrie.
Daughen-baugh, 76, formerly of North East, Pa and Corry, Pa, died on Saturday, July 21, 2012, at the Rouse War-ren County Home, Youngs-ville, Pa. Where she had been a resident.
After taking over as the head football coach at Meyers, Corry Hanson became a part-time salesman as he looked to rebuild the program.
Former heavyweight champion Corrie Sanders was killed during an armed robbery in his native South Africa.
Corry native David Curtis was recognized with the 2012 Outstanding Alumni Award from Penn State University's College of Agricultural Sciences.
Curtis, who graduated from Corry Area High School in 1968, earned a bachelor's degree in agricultural engineering from the university in 1972.

In science:

Acknowledgements It is a pleasure to congratulate Roelof de Jong with organizing such a stimulating conference, to thank Jesus Falcon–Barroso, Leonie S nijders and Remco van den Bosch for assistance with the manuscript, and to thank Piet and Corry for a longstanding and warm friendship.
Island Universes
Its ob jects are finite direct sums of pairs X [i], where X ∈ Var /k is a variety and i an integer. A morphism between two ob jects X [i] and Y [j ] is a correspondence of Corri−j (X, Y ; Λ), the composition being the one previously defined.
Upper motives of products of projective linear groups