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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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