"bowl-shaped hollow at the head of a valley," 1853, from Welsh cwm "coomb" (see coomb). Mostly they are formed by glaciers.
type of semi-soft, strong-flavored cow's-milk cheese, 1902, from Münster, mountain valley in Alsace, where it is made; the place name is German, literally "minster."
river in Western Europe, Latin Mosella, literally "Little Meuse," in reference to the longer River Meuse (Latin Mosa), into which it flows. From 1680s as "wine from the valley of the Moselle."