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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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daledale /deɪl/ noun [countable]  DNa valley – used in the past or in the names of places, especially in the North of England the Yorkshire Dales National Park
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daleBelow the wood, a curlew started from the grass and winged beneath us, its mate calling from across the dale.A rough-coated collie called Tip, he was offered to me by some relatives down the dale whilst I still had Chip.As I climbed higher, the dales of Walden and Wensley began to appear below.She is concerned publicity and gossip in the dale has spurred others to take their lives.At a wall corner I stopped to look back at Thwaite's collection of stone houses shimmering in the dale.Five of the dales of the Yorkshire Dales National Park have been designated as environmentally sensitive areas.Mrs Thwaites and I followed the path made in the snow by the animals and managed to get out of the dale all right.Half an hour's drive north will take you to the moors and to the west the dales.
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