- A valley, especially in northern England.More example sentences
- For hundreds of years they have worked the dales, the vales, the moors and rest of Yorkshire's countryside and moulded it into the scenery we admire so much today.
- Great friendship has extended to me whenever I come up into the dales.
- From sandy beaches to lofty mountain tops, rolling dales to bustling cities, we've got the lot.
Old English dæl, of Germanic origin; related to Old Norse dalr, Dutch dal, and German Tal, also to dell.