Pronunciation Noun

vale (plural vales)

  1. (mostly, poetic) A valley.
    • 1767, Walter Harte, The Vision of Death, The Amaranth, Or Religious Poems, 1810, The Works of the English Poets, Volume 16, page 370 ↗,
      In those fair vales, by nature form'd to please, / Where Guadalquiver serpentines with ease,
    • ante 1854 James Montgomery, Hymn 214, The Issues of Life and Death,
      Beyond this vale of tears / There is a life above,
    • 19th c, Alfred Tennyson, The Palace of Art,
      "Make me a cottage in the vale," she said, / "Where I may mourn and pray.
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  1. (usually, seen in obituaries) Farewell.
    Vale, Sarah Smith
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Proper noun
  1. (football, informal) Port Vale FC.
  2. An unincorporated community in Avery County, North Carolina.
  3. A small area in Catawba County, North Carolina.
  4. An unincorporated community in Lincoln County, North Carolina.
  5. A city/county seat in Malheur County, Oregon.
  6. A census-designated place in Butte County, South Dakota.
  7. An unincorporated community in Greenbrier County, West Virginia.
  8. Surname

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