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  • proper n. The San Fernando Valley in southern California.

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Examples

  • About 7 in the morning, Custer's division encountered Rosser himself with three brigades, and while the stirring sounds of the resulting artillery duel were reverberating through the valley Merritt moved briskly to the front and fell upon Generals Lomax and Johnson on the Valley pike.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • The night of the 19th of September I gave orders for following Early up the valley next morning -- the pursuit to begin at daybreak -- and in obedience to these directions Torbert moved Averell out on the Back road leading to Cedar Creek, and Merritt up the Valley pike toward Strasburg, while Wilson was directed on Front Royal by way of Stevensburg.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • A few notable remnant freshwater marsh sites include the Creighton Ranch Reserve, a relict of Tulare Lake, Gray Lodge, and Butte Sink in the northern valley, portions of the delta, and various managed National Wildlife Refuges scattered throughout the Valley.

    California Central Valley grasslands

  • It is conceivable that a valley might be without a torrent in it; now if they had said the Torrent of the Valley, that would have been something clear, something precise, something definite and comprehensible.

    A Woman of Thirty

  • These workers were the tomb carvers, craftsmen, artists, and painters who normally resided over the valley, about three miles from the Valley of the Kings, in a village called Deir el Medina.

    KV 63: A Look at the New Tomb

  • He still had duty on the watch up the cliffside hundreds of meters above the mine entrance with its splendid view of what most folk simply called "the valley," but which he and the Harper had started to call "Natalon's Valley."

    Dragon's Kin

  • They had come to the valley of Hanakai, the Valley of the Sea, but they were not yet aware of that fact, for the highway upon which they rode was at this point more than a mile inland; but leading off from it, to the right and toward the sea, appeared a spectacular lane.

    Hawaii

  • The night of the 19th of September I gave orders for following Early up the valley next morning -- the pursuit to begin at daybreak -- and in obedience to these directions Torbert moved Averell out on the Back road leading to Cedar Creek, and Merritt up the Valley pike toward

    Memoirs of the Union's Three Great Civil War Generals

  • The weather was cold, the valley and surrounding mountains being still covered with snow; but this was fast disappearing, however, under the heavy rain that was coming down as the column moved along up the Valley pike at a steady gait that took us to Woodstock the first day.

    Memoirs of the Union's Three Great Civil War Generals

  • Having completed the ruin of the Lower towns, Williamson had crossed over Rabun Gap and descended into the valley of the Little Tennessee to cooperate with Rutherford in the destruction of the Middle and Valley towns.

    Indians of North Carolina: Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, Transmitting, in Response to a Senate Resolution of June 30, 1914, a Report on the Condition and Tribal Rights of the Indians of Robeson and Adjoining Counties of North Carolina

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