What is another word for valley?

Pronunciation: [vˈalɪ] (IPA)

A valley is a low area between hills, mountains, or ridges, often with a river or stream running through it. Other synonyms for the word "valley" include dale, glen, hollow, ravine, canyon, basin, bowl, and depression. Each of these words has its own unique meaning and can be used to describe different types of valleys. A dale is a broad, flat valley often with gently sloping sides. A glen is a narrow valley with steep sides and a stream flowing through it. A hollow is a small valley or depression in the ground. A ravine is a deep, narrow valley with steep sides, often caused by erosion. A canyon is a very deep, narrow valley with steep sides. A basin is a wide, shallow valley, often with flat, fertile land. A bowl is a type of basin with a circular shape. A depression is a low point in the land.

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  • Reverse Entailment

    • Proper noun, singular
  • Independent

    • Proper noun, singular
    • Noun, singular or mass
  • Other Related

    • Proper noun, singular
      Vallee, valle, kodori.

What are the hypernyms for Valley?

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What are the opposite words for valley?

Valleys are depressions in the Earth's surface, characterized by low areas enclosed by higher landforms such as mountains or hills. Antonyms for the word "valley" would be "peak," "cliff," "hilltop," "summit," or "mountain top." These words represent the opposite of the low-lying, enclosed space characterizing a valley. A peak, for example, refers to the highest point of a mountain or hill, while a cliff is a steep or overhanging rocky outcrop, usually found on the side of a mountain. A hilltop or summit is the highest point on a hill or mountain, often providing an expansive view of the surrounding landscape.

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Usage examples for Valley

They landed in the broad valley on the main continent of Kligor, twenty miles from Aron's station.
"For Every Man A Reason"
Patrick Wilkins
Since the ocean was only fifteen miles from the valley where the base was located, it was a simple matter to pipe in water.
"For Every Man A Reason"
Patrick Wilkins
Too clear the light Now lies on hill and valley; And little is left to say, And nothing is left to give.
"Open Water"
Arthur Stringer

Famous quotes with Valley

  • We've climbed the mighty mountain. I see the valley below, and it's a valley of peace.
    George W. Bush
  • Mounting a large rock, I was able to see a considerable body of the enemy moving by the flank in rear of their line engaged, and passing from the direction of the foot of Great Round Top through the valley toward the front of my left.
    Joshua Chamberlain
  • One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • If you look across the valley, you can see exactly what I mean: about four beautiful houses, and you think something is happening in each of them. It's like a mural.
    Jilly Cooper
  • I've walked a lot in the mountains in Iceland. And as you come to a new valley, as you come to a new landscape, you have a certain view. If you stand still, the landscape doesn't necessarily tell you how big it is. It doesn't really tell you what you're looking at. The moment you start to move the mountain starts to move.
    Olafur Eliasson

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