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A valley: galloped over hill and dale.
[Middle English, from Old English dæl.]
(Physical Geography) an open valley, usually in an area of low hills
[Old English dæl; related to Old Frisian del, Old Norse dalr, Old High German tal valley]
(Biography) Sir Henry Hallet. 1875–1968, English physiologist: shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine in 1936 with Otto Loewi for their work on the chemical transmission of nerve impulses
a valley, esp. a broad valley.
[before 900; Middle English dal, Old English dæl; c. Old High German tal, Old Norse dalr, Gothic dals]
1. Sir Henry Hal•lett (ˈhæl ɪt) 1875–1968, English physiologist.
2. Sir Thomas, died 1619, British colonial governor of Virginia 1614–16.
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