Valais [ French v a- le; English va- ley ] SHOW IPA / French vaˈlɛ; English væˈleɪ / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun a canton in SW Switzerland. 2,021 sq. mi. (5,235 sq. km). Capital: Sion.
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How to use Valais in a sentence
During the whole of this long journey I had little adventures; at Como, in
Valais, and elsewhere.
I was once in
Valais when a rude play was acted by the peasants of Vissoye.
Hour after hour Delafield sat motionless in his room, till "high in the
Valais depths profound" he "saw the morning break."
Of places subjected to such evil influence, none are quite so characteristic as the town of Sion in the
Valais. British Dictionary definitions for Valais noun a canton of S Switzerland: includes the entire valley of the upper Rhône and the highest peaks in Switzerland; produces a quarter of Switzerland's hydroelectricity. Capital: Sion. Pop: 281 000 (2002 est). Area: 5231 sq km (2020 sq miles) German name: Wallis
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