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Meaning of DALE

Pronunciation:  deyl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (British) an open river valley (in a hilly area)
 

DALE is a 4 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: vale, valley

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dale\, n. [AS. d[ae]l; akin to LG., D., Sw., Dan., OS., &
Goth. dal, Icel. dalr, OHG. tal, G. thal, and perth. to Gr. ?
a rotunda, Skr. dh[=a]ra depth. Cf. {Dell}.]
1. A low place between hills; a vale or valley.

         Where mountaines rise, umbrageous dales descend.
                                               --Thomson.

2. A trough or spout to carry off water, as from a pump.
   --Knight.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bottom, bottom glade, bottoms, combe, dell, dingle, gap, gill, glen, grove, intervale, lunar rill, pass, ravine, strath, trench, trough, vale, valley, wadi
 

 

 

 

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