Definition of Grand Canyon in US English:

Grand Canyon

proper noun

  • A deep gorge in Arizona, formed by the Colorado River. It is about 277 miles (440 km) long, 5–15 miles (8–24 km) wide, and, in places, 6,000 feet (1,800 m) deep. The area was designated a national park in 1919.


Grand Canyon

/ˌɡran(d) ˈkanyən/