Examples of dene in a Sentence
there are some deeply wooded denes in that part of Northumberland
Recent Examples of dene from the Web
The facts, again, are simple: Denes, 32, came home one night in February 2014 to find signs of a burglary in nearly every room of her home.
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Origin and Etymology of dene
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsdale, valley [British], hollow, vale
Related Wordscanyon (also cañon), combe (also coombe or coomb) [British], dell, depression, dingle, glen, gorge, gulch, gully (also gulley), kloof [South African], ravine, rift valley; basin, bowl
Near Antonymsalp, mount, mountain, peak; height, mountaintop, pinnacle, summit; plateau, tableland
Definition of Déné
Origin and Etymology of déné
First Known Use: 1891See Words from the same year
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