Definition of valley
Examples of valley in a Sentence
the valley will be the first to flood if the river rises
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The city of Hudson, with its bustling streets, historic architecture, and laid-back vibe, is the perfect jumping off point to the rest of the valley.
So choosing the right path, including detours into promising valleys, requires a mental map showing all the effects of all the mutations at once—a map with not just three dimensions, but thousands.
Lamb Weston now has about 100 employees supporting headquarters operations in the valley.
A steep, slippery descent on the Italian side that’s hemmed in by precipices and bottoms out in a valley suitable for pasturing horses and pack animals.
The Obamas flew from the rainy horrors of Trump’s inauguration straight to the warm, dry embrace of the California desert valley known for hosting not only former presidents like Reagan and Nixon, but also Coachella.
There is a sparkling lake in the valley, and the rushing sound of a hidden waterfall off to our right.
Inland valleys will again reach the upper 90s and low 100s.
But what people find outside town is the real draw – hundreds of miles of hiking trails, 60 miles of mountain-biking track (10 of them within city limits), and 400 miles of waterways in the Miami River valley (median household income: $28,000).
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Origin and Etymology of valley
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Definition of valley for English Language Learners
: an area of low land between hills or mountains
: a low period, point, or level
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Definition of valley for Students
: an area of lowland between ranges of hills or mountains
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