What does Valley mean?

Definitions for Valley
ˈvæl iVal·ley

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. valley, vale(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. valley(Noun)

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

    Etymology: vallée, valee, from valles/vallis

  2. valley(Noun)

    The area which drains into a river.

    Etymology: vallée, valee, from valles/vallis

  3. valley(Noun)

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

    Etymology: vallée, valee, from valles/vallis

  4. valley(Noun)

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

    Etymology: vallée, valee, from valles/vallis

Webster Dictionary

  1. Valley(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [OE. vale, valeie, OF. vale, valede, F. valle, LL. vallata, L. vallis, valles. See Vale.]

  2. Valley(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [OE. vale, valeie, OF. vale, valede, F. valle, LL. vallata, L. vallis, valles. See Vale.]

  3. Valley(noun)

    the depression formed by the meeting of two slopes on a flat roof

    Etymology: [OE. vale, valeie, OF. vale, valede, F. valle, LL. vallata, L. vallis, valles. See Vale.]

Freebase

  1. Valley

    In geology, a valley or dale is a depression with predominant extent in one direction. A very deep river valley may be called a canyon or gorge. The terms U-shaped and V-shaped are descriptive terms of geography to characterize the form of valleys. Most valleys belong to one of these two main types or a mixture of them, with respect of the cross section of the slopes or hillsides.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Valley

    val′i, n. a vale or low land between hills or mountains: a low, extended plain, usually watered by a river:—pl. Vall′eys. [O. Fr. valee (Fr. vallée)—val, a vale.]

Editors Contribution

  1. valley

    The space through a range of hills or mountains.

    The valley was so beautiful day and night.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Valley' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2319

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Valley' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4489

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Valley' in Nouns Frequency: #897

How to pronounce Valley?

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    Veena
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How to say Valley in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Valley in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Valley in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Valley in a Sentence

  1. Luni Libes:

    There are fewer investors and they can be harder to find, there is no equivalent of Silicon Valley for social good startups, there's no one place where people are flooding to to start these types of ventures.

  2. Donald Trump.Andrew Janz:

    Devin Nunes's( Nunes) been there for 15 years, 8 terms and provided little or nothing by way of jobs or infrastructure projects that Devin Nunes has talked about getting for us in the Central Valley and I think that come November people are going to be very surprised that Devin Nunes is no longer going to be a Congressman here.

  3. Alex Stamos:

    I think the company is lasting, but I think also that the 101 is littered with the old headquarters of companies that thought they would be around forever. That is a constant part of Silicon Valley, the death and the rebirth of these products and and these organizations. ... [ N ] obody can get too comfortable and too arrogant about how long anybody can be around, and how long you can be on top.

  4. Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin:

    There's a real gap in funding, in the so-called Valley of Death, between early-stage money and the larger Series A funding and government support.

  5. Hu Xijin:

    Based on what I know, Chinese side also suffered casualties in the Galwan Valley physical clash.

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