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dry valley

noun
1.
a valley originally produced by running water but now waterless
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  • In the “dry valley” there was a village which they called “Saraceni.”

  • Their lives had been as hard and barren as the dry valley where they had lived.

  • dry valley slipped into the house, got his whip, and charged the marauders.

  • dry valley, less fleet, followed them nearly to the pickets.

  • He tried--oh, no man ever tried so hard to be young as dry valley did.

  • dry valley was to call for the girl one afternoon at six for a walk.

  • He tried—oh, no man ever tried so hard to be young as dry valley did.

  • If one follow a dry valley to its head he will find there a set of broad and shallow tributaries.

  • This road runs through a dry valley, in which it was possible to lay down a light railway.

  • Garth and myself have gone ahead as I told you that we would, taking options on every acre we could get in dry valley.

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