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
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- noun An
alluvial terraceor plain.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
The crops were raised on the "intervale" and the cattle pastured on the mountain side.
We had been living for some time at a place called Long Creek, on the margin of a broad and rapid stream, which might well have borne the more dignified appellation of river – the land on its borders was the flat, rich "intervale," so highly prized, formed by alluvial deposits.
The family moved into the newly completed house on the intervale – a low tract of land between hills – in late November.
Sir: I have lately arrived at my new farm of 1400 acres in one body, in which are 350 acres of choice river intervale, a quantity of swales and rich upland meadow, interspersed with the finest of wheat land and pasture land, well watered, and is by nature equal to any tract of land of the same number of acres that I ever saw.
Despite a conflict over the intervale property, Fanny and her new husband lived there from 1794 until 1800.
Here, the area is often called an intervale or flood plain.
Vnm nostru ar avea nevoie de informaţii pentru a evita găurile negre, prognoza şi de a evita super-Novas, pentru a identifica planete cu resurse naturale de a reproduce şi puterea funcţiilor sale, adaptabilitatea şi utilizarea acestuia şi diverse sisteme de propulsie, la intervale de timp corespunzătoare şi circumstanţe.
But the Road is 3/4 of a mile from the River and the intervale Land lies between.
Pennsylvania the same intervale is called the Cumberland Valley, we admire the increasing sense of solitude, the bowery wildness of the river-banks, and the spirited freshness of the hastening water.
Linton probably lived with his son-in-law Waters, in his home near the fording place in the North Branch of the Nashaway, contiguous to the lot of intervale land which Harmon Garrett and others of the first proprietors had fenced in to serve as a "night pasture" for their cattle.