Meaning of VALLEY in English

VALLEY

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a river valley

They came to a wide river valley.

lily of the valley

rift valley

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

beautiful

Rippling from a hidden mountain lake it runs eastward through the Tujetschtal, a beautiful and little-known valley .

Meadowgate Farm was situated in one of the most beautiful valleys around Mitford.

Or, you can carry on up the narrow and beautiful Nive valley to the village of Esterençuby.

Linthal takes its name from the river Linth which drains the beautiful transverse valley that largely makes up the canton of Glarus.

deep

A deep valley of stone fell away beneath us; the glittering air danced above it.

As the streets and lanes gave way to countryside and sloped toward the deeper valley , the rolling farmland began.

I imagine most of us have entered that deep valley , and maybe some of us are in it now.

I can see it snuggled into one of the deep valleys in the encircling high hills.

But now they were standing at the head of a deep valley in the moor with their ears and tails down.

Instead, it was one of the deepest valleys he had ever been through.

Coberley Mill, formerly known as Cubberly, nestles deep in the valley , close to the village church.

The north of the area is distinguished by enormous forested mountain plateaux with deep river-carved valleys .

fertile

A land of rich fertile valleys that reach up to touch the edge of wild moorland.

A shallow river had scooped a fertile valley out of the limestone mountains.

The almond trees grow in the fertile valleys of California, neatly planted in straight lines.

After passing the shapely peak of Ben Resipol, the road reaches a fertile side valley occupied by the village of Strontian.

Nestled within these bleak volcanic highlands are fertile valleys filled with game plentiful enough to satisfy even the appetites of dragons.

green

Red-brown cattle munched orchard grass down in their pale green valley oases.

The train pulled out, heading for Loughton along the green valley of the Roding.

What thoughts they brought to his mind of spring in the green valleys of his far-off canton of Luzern.

Lush, green valleys and wooded dells.

There was a spectacular view, a green secluded valley with the mountains towering all around.

high

Here indeed, is the entrance to the two most celebrated high valleys of the Pyrenees.

Cold nights in the high valleys , but relatively warm, sunny days.

Some may even reach the higher valleys of the Alps.

Mountain crests rose impressively high and the valleys were deep.

little

Down behind him in the straggly little valley , I notice that a few allotments do remain, after all.

There are just three houses there; three seventeenth-century stone-built farmhouses nestling comfortably in the shelter of a little valley .

The line here ran through a deep little valley and the hillside on both sides of the line was very rocky.

He had walked across the rugged little valley , leaving his horse tied to a tree near the Round Tops.

It sat there in its little valley , smiling at all our modern ideas.

It is full of little valleys and defiles.

Far below, unheeded and unheeding, something else was entering this little handful of valleys .

low

A band of cloud stretched low across the valley and it was raining slightly.

Also, you could then irrigate the lower valley lands, which usually have better soil and a longer growing season.

During the monsoon, the dirt track which connects McLeod Ganj with Dharamsala lower down the valley turns into sludge.

Surface cultivation is rare, except in some lower lying valleys so the changes have subtle origins.

Between the towering rows of spires lies a low valley up to a few miles wide.

It is currently a popular picnic area and vantage point for the lower valley providing magnificent views over lush countryside.

It drowned the lower deeper valleys , so forming rias which provide excellent sheltered harbours.

narrow

In narrow valleys surface boulders dominate the landscape.

The walk began by following a track which climbed steeply up a narrow , twisting valley .

He was in a narrow valley , woodland rising up on the opposite side.

Ahead lay a steep, narrow valley and a village, diminutive at this distance, its buildings clustered round a harbour.

Katmandu airport is notoriously tricky, located in a narrow saucer-shaped valley surrounded by snowy mountains and pine hills.

Plenty of cover in its narrow , winding valley .

Our first day's walk took us along stony tracks, through forests of birch and pine and into a narrow valley .

Fording the Kale Water, they turned up its far bank into the quickly narrow shallow valley .

small

Keep to the bottom of the small valley rather than following the track which goes off to the left.

In the end, this small valley along the northern coast of California will become a solid block of life.

Everywhere you can see a rich greenery of grass and trees, covering smaller hills and valleys .

The view swept down to a small valley with church spires, orderly farms, and freshly planted fields.

We wound our way past open fields into shady woods until we entered the neck of a small valley .

The Mormon Lake area is surrounded by ponderosa pines, and the lodge sits in a small valley surrounded by mountains.

Eventually, we arrived at a small , damp valley , peat and heather-filled, where insects hummed in the still air.

He was at the head of a small valley .

upper

Travel has been easier than in the upper course valleys and so a few villages have grown to become market towns.

They started in small workshops in the upper course valleys of the River Don and its tributaries, such as the River Sheaf.

wide

The floor of the wide valley was carpeted with hummocky grass.

Later it crosses the Shyok river, a major feeder of the Indus, and enters the wide valley below the Siachen.

The sun shone over a wide grassy valley .

It ran straight up a wide shallow valley , with tilled fields on both sides, to a huddle of buildings.

Six hours from the start, in a wide lush valley , Fusil had placed his first checkpoint.

At last the track levelled into a wide grassy valley .

wooded

This beautiful monastic ruin is set in a deeply wooded valley by the River Rye.

It quickly develops into a major river flowing within a deep, wooded valley .

Turn left and head to Rhigian Cottage, then go right on the path through the wooded valley .

And the route passes through wooded river valleys and along green lanes.

■ NOUN

bottom

If we stay put they can stay up there and fry the valley bottom , and us with it.

The alternative was to ride along the main highways, which tend to hug the flat land along valley bottoms .

It's large a low level route, sticking to valley bottoms and passes rather to going up on the fells.

Quite apart from the major wetlands, every valley bottom below a certain contour line must have been soggy and at times impassable.

Rock and ice falls scarred the slopes and the valley bottom was a sea of fine sand.

In the Itchen and Avon valleys in Hampshire the farms are apparently regularly spaced along the valley bottoms .

floor

In the hummocky terrain of the valley floor the hollows, channels and gentle slopes are occupied by peat.

Most stayed, and more than 100 campers were moved inside from several flooded campgrounds on the valley floor .

Near Wolfstein the roads run along a valley floor , the hills on either side rising to above 1,000 feet.

The cooking fires were smoldering when we reached the valley floor , but the hamlet was empty of people.

Follows valley floors all the way, with close-up views of some daunting-looking peaks.

As a metaphor, consider the way rocks make their way to the valley floor .

Not all paths are defined, but valley floors are obvious; easy route-finding.

Most of the town is built on the valley floor , but the east and west sides rise into gentle hills.

rift

Luisenlund Bronze Age monoliths and the rift valley of Ekkodal.

Seafloor spreading becomes tangible in the rift valleys of the mid-ocean ridges.

Upland masses exist on either side of a central rift valley .

Further evidence contradicting the traditional symmetric rift valley model comes from observations of their morphology and surface structure.

Some rift valleys are analogous to mid-oceanic ridges in experiencing shallow earthquakes and volcanicity.

river

All records are for the river valleys , levels, or the coast.

Anticipating the attacks, de Lattre had strengthened the Red River valley with hundreds of cement blockhouses and new airfields.

As the climate gradually became cooler and more moist, humans again moved in, usually following river valleys .

We did a day walk up the Catlin's river valley .

The truck roared and ripped down the last descent to the river valley .

Other examples exist in Essex, Sussex, and in some of the big river valleys .

I watched as a rainstorm moved down the Platte River valley from the northwest.

side

The field stretched in a long oblong down the valley side , filling their eyes.

Instead, she moved from the chair on the valley side of the porch to the bench on the trail side.

Most of this local iron ore was mined from shallow pits and from adits dug into the valley sides .

The slopes of the valley sides are often too steep to cultivate.

The valley sides steepened into a fjord-like inlet.

The many steep slopes of the valley sides make ploughing difficult and even dangerous.

At the water's edge snipe rise and trill, while on the valley side there are wheatears and redwings.

The middle course valleys are broader and the valley sides are less steep than in the upper course.

■ VERB

fill

Shadows began to fill the valleys below us.

Life is trying to fill the whole valley in.

If you fill in the valleys with the absent ocean, what d'ye get?

Twenty-foot drifts filled the valleys and swales, covering whatever frozen grass was left to eat.

And every spring the Great Spirits remember her sacrifice and fill the hills and valleys with those flowers.

His shouts would fill the whole valley , echoing from the dark green hills of bush.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

the Mississippi River valley

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

By some weird arithmetic, the more life stuffs itself into the valley , the more spaces it creates for further life.

Each year several thousand people leave the valleys and few arrive.

From here they could control both river valleys, and deny Douglas his passage home by either.

Mam Tor is the first objective on the walk along the ridge which separates the Hope and Edale valleys.

New designs with foot pivots allow snow hikers to tackle almost any hill or valley .

The marines would land on the beach north of the valley .

The wind, blasting up the valley , decided the direction the trees would fall.

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