vly\in sense 1 ˈf|lā or ˈv| or |lī or Afrik ˈfləi, in sense 2 ˈvlī or ˈflī\
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Origin and Etymology of vlei
in sense 1, from Afrikaans vlei meadow, valley, vlei, from Middle Dutch valeye valley, field, from Old French valee; in sense 2, from obsolete Dutch dialect (Hudson valley) vlei, from Middle Dutch valeye — more at valley
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