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.

  2. valley(Noun)

    The area which drains into a river.

  3. valley(Noun)

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

  4. valley(Noun)

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

  5. Origin: 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

  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

  3. Valley(noun)

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

  4. Origin: [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.]

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

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. James Finberg:

    Google is not alone in Silicon Valley.

  2. 'jubal' yinka popoola:

    break this mountain to fill that valley

  3. ambassador chris:

    valley's days bracket God ways equals testimonies

  4. W. H. Auden:

    Poetry makes nothing happen. It survives in the valley of its saying.

  5. W. H. Auden:

    A poet's hope to be, like some valley cheese, local, but prized elsewhere.

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