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vale

a valley; the world, or mortal or earthly life: this vale of tears
Not to be confused with:
veil – a piece of netting worn by women for concealment; something that covers or screens: a veil of smoke
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vale 1

 (vāl)
n.
A valley, often coursed by a stream; a dale.

[Middle English, from Old French val, from Latin vallēs; see wel- in Indo-European roots.]

va·le 2

 (vā′lē, wä′lā)
interj.
Used to express leave-taking or farewell.
n.
A farewell.

[Latin valē, sing. imperative of valēre, to be strong or well; see wal- in Indo-European roots.]
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vale

(veɪl)
n
(Physical Geography) a literary word for valley
[C13: from Old French val, from Latin vallis valley]

vale

(ˈvɑːleɪ)
sentence substitute
farewell; goodbye
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vale

(veɪl)

n.
1. valley.
2. the world, or earthly life: this vale of tears.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French val < Latin vallem, acc. of vallis, vallēs valley]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vale - a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a rivervale - a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river
dale - an open river valley (in a hilly area)
glen - a narrow secluded valley (in the mountains)
gully - deep ditch cut by running water (especially after a prolonged downpour)
holler, hollow - a small valley between mountains; "he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians"
natural depression, depression - a sunken or depressed geological formation
nullah - a ravine or gully in southern Asia
ravine - a deep narrow steep-sided valley (especially one formed by running water)
rift valley - a valley with steep sides; formed by a rift in the earth's crust
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vale

noun valley, dale, glen, hollow, depression, dell, dingle, strath (Scot.), cwm (Welsh), coomb a small vale sheltering under mist-shrouded hills
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Translations
údolí
dal
dalur
slėnis
ieleja
vadivadisi

vale

[veɪl] N (poet) → valle m
vale of tearsvalle m de lágrimas
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vale

n (liter)Tal nt; this vale of tearsdies Jammertal
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vale

(veil) noun
a valley.
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"Indeed, I fear it," replied Andrea, in the tone in which he had heard Dorante or Valere reply to Alceste* at the Theatre Francais.
So it was that Bernardo, Benjamin Mendy, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Kylian Mbappe and Valere Germain were all immediately plucked from the Cote D'Azur, while Joao Moutinho, Thomas Lemar and Fabinho joined the exodus the following year.
Kerron Valere of the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard.
Grace a lui, de grandes signatures de la litterature universelle ont ete devoilees aux amoureux des litteratures, du livre et des lettres entre autres Marguerite Duras, Emmanuel Carrere, Camille Laurens, Olivier Cadiot, Leslie Kaplan, Renaud Camus Valere Novarina, Rene Belletto, Martin Winckler, Mathieu Lindon, Guillaume Dustan, Atiq Rahimi.
This result conforms with the well-established principle that the binding force of a contract must be recognized as far as it is legally possible to do so (quando res non valet ut ago, valeat quantum valere potest).
"Harpagon is determined that his daughter Elise will marry a wealthy old man who doesn't ask for a dowry - never mind that he's far too old, she can't stand him and that she's in love with the penniless Valere.
Robert Quinn as Valere, Jess Toyne as Elise and Max Oliver as Cleante in The Miser at Chester Little Theatre
Meanwhile, Marseille go to Lille after beating Strasbourg 3-2 in midweek thanks to Valere Germain's stoppage-time goal.
In Ligue 1, supersubs Florian Thauvin and Valere Germain netted as Marseille came from behind to grab a 3-2 win at Monaco.
But having lost one final, we have another one coming up on Saturday," said striker Valere Germain, who was haunted by missing a great early chance to put Marseille ahead against Atletico."We need to win at all costs to get into the Champions League and experience more of these kinds of nights against top teams.
Marseille should have been ahead inside four minutes with Payet feeding Valere Germain, who could only fire wide.
Marseille had wasted a chance to take a fourth-minute lead when Valere Germain skewed his shot wide with only Jan Oblak to beat and it got worse for them when playmaker Dimitri Payet left the field injured in floods of tears in the 32nd minute.