Definition of dry valley in English:

dry valley

Syllabification: dry val·ley

noun

  • A valley cut by water erosion but containing no permanent surface stream, typically one occurring in an area of porous rock such as limestone.
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    • Limestone pavements, dry valleys, sink holes and fault lines are all encountered on this walk which visits the spectacular Malham Cove.
    • Their outward journey to Jerusalem would take twenty days traveling on horseback across upland deserts and through dry valleys of volcanic rock.
    • We turned right off the main road on to a dirt track and bounced on through a landscape of rocks and dry valleys.

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