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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. New England A tract of low-lying land, especially along a river.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An alluvial terrace or plain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A low level tract of land, especially along a river; an interval. See interval, 2.

Etymologies

Variant (influenced by vale1) of interval.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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