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  • n. Plural form of valley.


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  • Diazepam - nick-named "blues" or "vallies" - may also be growing as a cheap alternative to heroin, because supplies of heroin have suffered a recent slump in purity, according to a survey by the charity.

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  • The views of the vallies going towards Veracruz are great -- coming back not so great.

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  • The accountants may get to play golf on the courses created by knocking over mountains into the vallies and smoothing it over, but the aquifers are still toxified for decades.

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  • Retracting is usually associated with diminished precipitation at accumulation basin, which is strictly local and can change into opposite direction in adjacent vallies.

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  • Matilda was glad to exchange the dark and naked mountains of Northumberland, for the soft and pastoral vallies of Tweed and Teviot

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  • On every side in the miniature vallies [sic], lakelets spread out filled with lilies ... and swarming with gold fish that chased each other among the blossoms.

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  • The ascent to it is by consecutive risings, if that expression may be used when vallies intervene, so that there is but a short rise at once; but it is certainly very high above the sea.

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  • The other main reasons being the claustrophobia inducing, narrow, v-shaped glacial vallies that cut off the view of 96% of the sky and the soul crushing horror of having to deal with the wealthier people living there and their cheerfully expressed classist and often racist worldviews.

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  • Yet (in mine opinion) I have found my selfe much deceived; because, by striving with my very uttermost endeavour, to shunne the outrage of those implacable winds; I have laboured to go, not onely by plaine and even pathes but likewise through the deepest vallies.

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  • DEAR DOCTOR, — A few days ago, I rode out with two gentlemen of this country, to see a stream of water which was formerly conveyed in an aqueduct to the antient city of Cemenelion, from whence this place is distant about a mile, though separated by abrupt rocks and deep hollows, which last are here honoured with the name of vallies.

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