dell

noun
\ ˈdel How to pronounce dell (audio) \

Definition of dell

: a secluded hollow or small valley usually covered with trees or turf

Examples of dell in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The dell is one of Quock’s favorites for a couple of reasons. Carl Nolte, SFChronicle.com, 24 Oct. 2020 Organizers decided to include a timeline of different monuments placed in the dell to acknowledge the history of the space. Christine Condon, Washington Post, 19 Sep. 2020 Organizers decided to include a timeline of different monuments placed in the dell to acknowledge the history of the space. Christine Condon, Washington Post, 19 Sep. 2020 Organizers decided to include a timeline of different monuments placed in the dell to acknowledge the history of the space. Christine Condon, Washington Post, 19 Sep. 2020 The dell flourished for years until a big storm in 1995 toppled the trees. Carl Nolte, SFChronicle.com, 24 Oct. 2020 Organizers decided to include a timeline of different monuments placed in the dell to acknowledge the history of the space. Christine Condon, Washington Post, 19 Sep. 2020 Organizers decided to include a timeline of different monuments placed in the dell to acknowledge the history of the space. Christine Condon, Washington Post, 19 Sep. 2020 Organizers decided to include a timeline of different monuments placed in the dell to acknowledge the history of the space. Christine Condon, Washington Post, 19 Sep. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of dell

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dell

Middle English delle; akin to Middle High German telle ravine, Old English dæl valley — more at dale

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“Dell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dell. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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dell

noun
\ ˈdel How to pronounce dell (audio) \

Kids Definition of dell

: a small valley usually covered with trees

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