Definitions of valley

  1. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. The place of meeting of two slopes of a roof, which have their plates running in different directions, and form on the plan a reentrant angle. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The depression formed by the meeting of two slopes on a flat roof. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Low land between hills or mountains. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. A vale or low land between hills or mountains: a low, extended plain, usually watered by a river:-pl. VALLEYS. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. A depression between hills. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. A tract of low-lying land bounded by hills or mountain-ranges; in arch., the gutter or internal angle formed by the two inclined sides of a roof. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for valley

  1. In going up this valley for the first two or three miles we are going directly towards the Jungfrau." – Rollo in Switzerland by Jacob Abbott
  2. What is the news from your valley – A Lieutenant at Eighteen by Oliver Optic