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Dale vs. Valley

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Dalenoun

A valley, many times in an otherwise hilly area.

Valleynoun

An elongated depression between hills or mountains, often with a river flowing through it.

Dalenoun

(archaic) A trough or spout to carry off water, as from a pump.

Valleynoun

The area which drains into a river.

Dalenoun

A low place between hills; a vale or valley.

‘Where mountaines rise, umbrageous dales descend.’;

Valleynoun

Any structure resembling one, e.g., the meeting point of two pitched roofs.

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Dalenoun

A trough or spout to carry off water, as from a pump.

Valleynoun

The internal angle formed by the intersection of two sloping roof planes.

Dalenoun

an open river valley (in a hilly area)

Valleynoun

The space inclosed between ranges of hills or mountains; the strip of land at the bottom of the depressions intersecting a country, including usually the bed of a stream, with frequently broad alluvial plains on one or both sides of the stream. Also used figuratively.

‘The valley of the shadow of death.’; ‘Sweet interchangeOf hill and valley, rivers, woods, and plains.’;

Dalenoun

a valley, especially in northern England.

Valleynoun

The place of meeting of two slopes of a roof, which have their plates running in different directions, and form on the plan a reëntrant angle.

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Valleynoun

a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river

Valleynoun

a low area of land between hills or mountains, typically with a river or stream flowing through it

‘the valley floor’; ‘the Thames Valley’;

Valleynoun

an internal angle formed by the intersecting planes of a roof, or by the slope of a roof and a wall.

Valley

A valley is an elongated low area often running between hills or mountains, which will typically contain a river or stream running from one end to the other. Most valleys are formed by erosion of the land surface by rivers or streams over a very long period of time.

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