from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A valley of northern Virginia between the Allegheny Mountains and the Blue Ridge. Drained by the Shenandoah River, about 241 km (150 mi) long, the valley was first explored in the early 1700s and was an important gateway to the frontier.
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- n. a large valley between the Allegheny Mountains and the Blue Ridge Mountains in northern Virginia; site of numerous battles during the American Civil War
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