Examples of dene
<there are some deeply wooded denes in that part of Northumberland>
Origin of dene
Middle English, from Old English denu
First Known Use: before 12th century
Origin of déné
Canadian French, of Athabascan origin; akin to Chipewyan & Slave (Athabascan languages of Canada) dene person
First Known Use: 1891
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