What does dale mean?

Definitions for dale
deɪl; ˈhæl ɪtdale

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dale(noun)

    an open river valley (in a hilly area)

Wiktionary

  1. dale(Noun)

    a valley in an otherwise hilly area.

    Etymology: dale, from dæl, from dalan. Cognate with Dutch dal, German Tal, Swedish dal.

  2. Dale(ProperNoun)

    for someone living in a dale.

    Etymology: dale, from dæl, from dalan. Cognate with Dutch dal, German Tal, Swedish dal.

  3. Dale(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname.

    Etymology: dale, from dæl, from dalan. Cognate with Dutch dal, German Tal, Swedish dal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dale(noun)

    a low place between hills; a vale or valley

    Etymology: [AS. dl; akin to LG., D., Sw., Dan., OS., & Goth. dal, Icel. dalr, OHG. tal, G. thal, and perh. to Gr. qo`los a rotunda, Skr. dhra depth. Cf. Dell.]

  2. Dale(noun)

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

    Etymology: [AS. dl; akin to LG., D., Sw., Dan., OS., & Goth. dal, Icel. dalr, OHG. tal, G. thal, and perh. to Gr. qo`los a rotunda, Skr. dhra depth. Cf. Dell.]

Freebase

  1. Dale

    Dale is a town in Carter Township, Spencer County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,593 at the 2010 census. Founded in 1843 and initially called Elizabeth, it was renamed after Robert Dale Owen of New Harmony, the town's congressman at the time.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dale

    dāl, Dell, del, n. the low ground between hills: the valley through which a river flows.—n. Dales′man, specifically, an inhabitant of the dales of the Lake District. [Ice. dalr, Sw. dal; Ger. thal.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. dale

    A trough or spout to carry off water, usually named from the office it has to perform, as a pump-dale, &c. Also, a place forward, to save the decks from being wetted, now almost abolished.

  2. dale

    Also, gunwale.--To vale, was an old term for "dropping down," as in a river.

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Anagrams for dale »

  1. deal

  2. lade

  3. Adel

  4. lead

  5. E.D. La.

How to pronounce dale?

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How to say dale in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dale in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dale in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of dale in a Sentence

  1. Samuel Taylor Coleridge:

    Five miles meandering with mazy motion,Through dale the sacred river ran,Then reached the caverns measureless to man,And sank the tumult to a lifeless oceanAnd 'mid this tumult Kubla heard from farAncestral voices prophesying war

  2. Pete Ricketts:

    I think what it shows is that Lincoln is a very caring community and they want to honor our veterans and even for someone they don't know like Dale Quick, to come and pay their last respects, to say that we appreciate the men and women who put on that uniform, and we want to show our respect.

  3. Timothy Hutton:

    For the past two-and-a-half years, I have been the target of multiple extortion attempts by a woman named Sera Dale Johnston to extract millions of dollars from me. She threatened that if I did not meet her demands, she would go to the press with a false allegation that I sexually assaulted her 37 years ago in Canada. I never assaulted Ms. Johnston.

  4. Joe Biden:

    Quite frankly, I think Daniel Dale's flat-out lied about saying that the reason Daniel Dale went after -- the reason Daniel Dale made the strike was because our embassies were about to be bombed.

  5. Bill Clinton:

    Dale Bumpers was a governor of profound historical importance, the most eloquent defender of our constitution in the Senate, a man who put his considerable gifts of wisdom, wit, and passion to work for the common good, the entire state mourns the loss of an Arkansas legend.

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