Valley

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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. An elongated lowland between ranges of mountains, hills, or other uplands, often having a river or stream running along the bottom.
  • n. An extensive area of land drained or irrigated by a river system.
  • n. A depression or hollow resembling or suggesting a valley, as the point at which the two slopes of a roof meet.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. An elongated depression between hills or mountains, often with a river flowing through it.
  • n. The area which drains into a river.
  • n. Any structure resembling one, e.g., the meeting point of two pitched roofs.
  • n. The internal angle formed by the intersection of two sloping roof planes.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. 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.
  • n.
  • n. The place of meeting of two slopes of a roof, which have their plates running in different directions, and form on the plan a re├źntrant angle.
  • n. The depression formed by the meeting of two slopes on a flat roof.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. The depression between two ridges of a tooth, typically shown in such molars as those of the tapir and mastodon: correlated with lake, which is a depression surrounded by a raised ridge of enamel such as occurs in the molars of a horse.
  • n. A depression, or a relatively low and somewhat level area, more or less completely inclosed by hills or mountains; the basin of a stream of any size, or the area drained by it, and, in accordance with more general usage, the part of that area which lies near the stream and is not much raised above its level.
  • n. Hence, any similar depression of any size.
  • n. Specifically, in architecture, the internal angle formed by the meeting of two inclined sides of a roof.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river
  • Equivalent
    Antonym
    hill    mountain    peak   
    Hypernym
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    Hyponym
    Rift Valley    nullah    ravine    dale    Nemea    gully    glen    holler    hollow    loire valley   
    Synonym
    Words with the same meaning
    hollow    basin    vale    bottom    spec canada    canon    canyon    clough    col    coomb   
    Rhyme
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Allie    Cali    Challis    Halle    Halley    Hally    Lally    Sallee    Sallie    Sally   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    mountain    lake    meadow    ridge    island    region    plain    cave    desert    garden