dell

[ del ]
/ dɛl /

noun

a small, usually wooded valley; vale.

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Origin of dell

before 1000; Middle English delle,Old English dell; akin to dale

Definition for dell (2 of 3)

dell'
[ del ]
/ dɛl /

(in names of Italian derivation) an elided form of della: Giovanni dell' Anguillara.

Definition for dell (3 of 3)

Dell
[ del ]
/ dɛl /

noun

a male or female given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for dell

dell
/ (dɛl) /

noun

a small, esp wooded hollow

Word Origin for dell

Old English; related to Middle Low German delle valley; compare dale
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