Meaning of VALLEY in English


n. (pl. -eys)

1. a low area more or less enclosed by hills and usu. with a stream flowing through it.

2 any depression compared to this.

3 Archit. an internal angle formed by the intersecting planes of a roof.

Etymology: ME f. AF valey, OF valee ult. f. L vallis, valles: cf. VALE(1)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.