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dale

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