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dalles

 (dălz)
pl.n.
The rapids of a river that runs between the steep precipices of a gorge or narrow valley.

[French, pl. of dalle, gutter, from Old French, from Old Norse dæla.]

dalles

(ˈdæləs; dælz)
pl n
(Physical Geography) Canadian a stretch of a river between high rock walls, with rapids and dangerous currents
[from Canadian French, from French (Normandy dialect): sink; compare dale]
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In 1966, The Dalles Cooperative and Columbia Fruit Growers merged under the name The Dalles Cooperative.
For thousands of years, Celilo Falls on the Columbia River was a meeting place for Pacific Northwest Indians as well as a major fishing site, then was flooded behind The Dalles Dam in 1957.
The 10 First Nation communities involved in the program are the Nicick-ousemenecaning First Nation, Big Island First Nation, Big Grassy First Nation, Onegaming First Nation, White-fish Bay First Nation, Northwest Angle 33, Dalles First Nation, Shoal 39, Shoal Lake 40 and Rat Portage.
The Dalles has given Columbia Gorge Community College 4.
I gave them a kiss goodbye and said, `I hope to see you again,' '' Johnny Blankenship, 33, recalled Monday in a phone interview from The Dalles, Ore.
DALLES, Oregon -- Students at Columbia Gorge Community College in Dalles, Oregon, will now be able to gain hands-on experience of testing wind turbine systems, thanks to test equipment supplied to the college by Megger.
On March 29, Adam Oliver, 19, won the Men's Pro 1/2 race (75 miles) in the East Dalles Race.
In downtown The Dalles, Seven new wi-fi hot spots and improved coverage are the outcome of a system expansion, which finished in a Joint concern between Google, Q-Life and Gorge Networks.
Il s'agit, conformement a la tradition funeraire des Berberes, de dalles funeraires, qui recouvrent la fosse oE est disposee la depouille.
Assistant Vice President, Anthony Pereira, will relocate back to his hometown as a Commercial Loan Officer at The Dalles branch.
On Thursday, April 23, 2009 nearly 100 community activists, UFCW Local 555 members, and non-food workers at The Dalles Fred Meyer gathered together in support of non-food workers at the store.
Project Location: Columbia River, Dalles, Oregon, United States