Definition of dell in English:

dell

Syllabification: dell

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.

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