Examples of vale in a Sentence
settled in a lush vale in the shadow of the mountains
Recent Examples of vale from the Web
Even Texas Democrats do not want to think very much about the actual Democratic party in Texas, as dreary a knackery of hackery as can be found in this vale of tears.
Eddi Henry’s Palmwood is the exception: A chic, boutique guesthouse nestled in the verdant vales above Moloa‘a Bay, halfway between Kapaa and Hanalei.
Today, of course, these services keep our data floating high o’er vales and hills on a mesh of connected computers.
Ole Mas Carnival in Trinidad began with masquerades marking a farewell to the flesh (carne vale in Latin) before 40 days of Lent.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'vale.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of vale
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsdale, dene [British], hollow, valley
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
VALE Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up vale? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).