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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A tract of low-lying land, especially along a river.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An alluvial terrace or plain.

Etymologies

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

[Variant (influenced by vale) of interval.]

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