dene

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dene

noun \ˈdēn\

Definition of DENE

British
:  valley

Examples of DENE

  1. <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

Related to DENE

Synonyms
dale, valley [British], hollow, vale

Dé·né

noun \de-ˈnā, dā-\
plural Déné or Dé·nés \-āz\

Definition of DÉNÉ

:  a member of any of the Athabascan-speaking peoples of the interior of Alaska and northwestern Canada; also :  the languages of these peoples

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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