dell

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noun \ˈdel\

Definition of dell

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

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Origin and Etymology of dell

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


DELL Defined for English Language Learners

dell

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Definition of dell for English Language Learners

  • : a small valley with trees and grass growing in it


DELL Defined for Kids

dell

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noun \ˈdel\

Definition of dell for Students

  1. :  a small valley usually covered with trees



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