noun, plural val·leys.
- vallejo, césar,
- valles marineris,
- valley east,
- valley fever,
- valley forge,
- valley of ten thousand smokes,
- valley of the kings
Origin of valley
Examples from the Web for valley
But the people from Valley Stream had such a thick New York accent that was all around me.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Our escort, Hajji Zalwar Khan, is the chief elder in charge of the valley council.
The tragedy America faced in that valley will always overshadow any other thoughts we have about the place.
As another elder in the valley put it—perhaps more succinctly—“emotions are for women.”
We first met Hajji Zalwar Khan over tea and lunch in the Pech Valley in a house clinging to a cliff high above the valley floor.
The ground fell almost sheer six hundred feet to the flat bottom of the valley.London to Ladysmith via Pretoria|Winston Spencer Churchill
The valley becomes broader, and the ice strip of the Sele-nang winds along the middle.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Sven Hedin
You enter the mouth of a valley; the hills reach forth their arms to embrace you, and you consciously enter a new world.The Alps|Martin Conway
In retaliation a force under General Pickens marched into their country, destroying their towns as far as Valley river.Myths of the Cherokee|James Mooney
Tenaya Canyon enters from the east in line with the valley, looking as if it were the Valley's upper reach.The Book of the National Parks|Robert Sterling Yard
Word Origin for valley
late 13c., from Anglo-Norman valey, Old French valee "a valley," from Vulgar Latin *vallata, from Latin vallis "valley," of unknown origin. Valley Girl (in reference to San Fernando Valley of California) was popularized 1982 in song by Frank Zappa and his daughter. Valley of Death was anglicized in Middle English as Helldale (mid-13c.).