Definition of dell in English:

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dell

Pronunciation: /dɛl/

noun

literary
A small valley, usually among trees: lush green valleys and wooded dells
More example sentences
  • There is a mystic beauty lurking in its vales and dells, which lifts the soul above the realms of time and space, and makes the beholder sense the presence of the divine.
  • There was much talk of shady dells with dappled sunlight, satin sheets and rose petals, fluffy bunnies, tissues, anything that might make the deal sound sweet to both parties.
  • They were swooping along above a thousand darkened dells, and Kymenos could have chosen any of them to hide in.

Origin

Old English, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch del and German dialect Telle, also to dale.

Words that rhyme with dell

Adele, Aix-la-Chapelle, aquarelle, artel, au naturel, bagatelle, béchamel, befell, bell, belle, boatel, Brunel, Cadell, carousel, cartel, cell, Chanel, chanterelle, clientele, Clonmel, compel, Cornell, crime passionnel, demoiselle, dispel, dwell, el, ell, Estelle, excel, expel, farewell, fell, Fidel, fontanelle, foretell, Gabrielle, gazelle, gel, Giselle, hell, hotel, impel, knell, lapel, mademoiselle, maître d'hôtel, Manuel, marcel, matériel, mesdemoiselles, Michel, Michelle, Miguel, misspell, morel, moschatel, Moselle, motel, muscatel, nacelle, Nell, Nobel, Noel, organelle, outsell, Parnell, pell-mell, personnel, propel, quell, quenelle, rappel, Raquel, Ravel, rebel, repel, Rochelle, Sahel, sardelle, sell, shell, show-and-tell, smell, Snell, spell, spinel, swell, tell, undersell, vielle, villanelle, well, yell
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