valley

valley

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of valley in English

English Online Dictionary. What means valley‎? What does valley mean?

English

Etymology

From Middle English valey, valeye, from Anglo-Norman valey, Old French valee (compare French vallée), from Latin vallēs/vallis.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: vălē, IPA(key): /ˈvæli/
  • Rhymes: -æli

Noun

valley (plural valleys)

  1. An elongated depression between hills or mountains, often with a river flowing through it.
  2. The area which drains into a river.
  3. Any structure resembling one, e.g., the meeting point of two pitched roofs.
  4. The internal angle formed by the intersection of two sloping roof planes.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:valley

Hyponyms

  • closed-cut valley
  • open valley

Derived terms

Translations

See also

  • dale
  • dell
  • vale

Anagrams

  • y'all've

Manx

Noun

valley

  1. Lenited form of balley.

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