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Meaning of "hanging valley" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HANGING VALLEY

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HANGING VALLEY

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conjunction
determiner
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Hanging valley is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HANGING VALLEY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hanging valley

Valley

In geology, a valley or dale is a depression that is longer than it is wide. The terms U-shaped and V-shaped are descriptive terms of geography to characterize the form of valleys. Most valleys belong to one of these two main types or a mixture of them, with respect of the cross section of the slopes or hillsides.

Definition of hanging valley in the English dictionary

The definition of hanging valley in the dictionary is a tributary valley entering a main valley at a much higher level because of overdeepening of the main valley, esp by glacial erosion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HANGING VALLEY

hangi
hanging
hanging basket
hanging committee
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
hanging glacier
hanging indentation
hanging judge
hanging offence
hanging pawn
hanging plant
hanging wall
hanging wardrobe
hangman
hangmen
hangnail
hangover
hangry
hangtag

WORDS THAT END LIKE HANGING VALLEY

alley
Alpine Valley
back alley
back-alley
blind alley
bowling alley
Death Valley
dry valley
galley
Great Rift Valley
Halley
intervalley
lilies of the valley
lily of the valley
rift valley
Silicon Valley
skittle alley
trolley
up one´s alley
valley
Yosemite Valley

Synonyms and antonyms of hanging valley in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «hanging valley» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HANGING VALLEY

Find out the translation of hanging valley to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hanging valley from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hanging valley» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

悬谷
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

valle colgante
570 millions of speakers

English

hanging valley
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

फांसी घाटी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شنقا الوادي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

висит долина
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vale pendurado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঝুলন্ত উপত্যকা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vallée suspendue
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lembah tergantung
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hängenden Tal
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ぶら下げ谷
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

현곡
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hanging lembah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

treo thung lũng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பள்ளத்தாக்கில் தொங்கும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हँगिंग व्हॅली
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Asılı vadi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

hanging Valley
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

doliny wiszące
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

висить долина
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

agățat vale
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κρέμονται κοιλάδα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hang vallei
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hängande dal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hengende dal
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hanging valley

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HANGING VALLEY»

The term «hanging valley» is normally little used and occupies the 142.906 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HANGING VALLEY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «hanging valley» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «hanging valley» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hanging valley

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HANGING VALLEY»

Discover the use of hanging valley in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hanging valley and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Hanging Valley (An Inspector Banks Mystery)
When a faceless body is found in a tranquil valley just south of the village of Swainshead, Chief Inspector Alan Banks soon finds that no one in the village is willing to talk about it, except to say, “Not again.” An unsolved murder ...
Peter Robinson, 2013
2
Hanging Valley
More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
Jack Ballas, 2002
3
50 Hikes in Alaska's Chugach State Park
A hanging valley is created when a glacier retreats up a large valley (in this case South Fork Eagle River), leaving smaller side valleys still filled with glacial tongues. As these smaller glaciers retreat, they leave U-shaped valleys with floors ...
Shane Shepherd, Owen Wozniak, 2001
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100 Hikes in the Inland Northwest: Eastern Washington, ...
Trail 137 starts gently before starting to climb, passing the wilderness boundary, to a campsite about 3 miles in at the junction with the primitive trail heading left and up to the Hanging Valley. This lightly maintained anglers' trail heads up a ...
Rich Landers, 2003
5
Geography: An Integrated Approach
Llyn Peris - ribbon lake Nant Llanberis- glacial trough Cwmbrwynog- arete Y Lliwedd - arete ysgl - arete Glaslyn - corrie hanging valley Llyn Lldaw - corrie truncated Cwm Dyli - hanging valley Figure 4.25 Landsketch of glacial features in  ...
David Waugh, 2000
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Geologic history of the Yosemite valley
Longitudinal profile of hanging valley of Indian Creek and section across Yosemite Valley to Sentinel Dome. The profile, extended forward, indicates the depth to which the Yosemite had been cut in the mountain-valley stage Figure 9.
François Matthes, 1930
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Geological Survey Professional Paper
On the west side of the canyon a similar bench begins near Oat Mountain, and thence extends up 10 miles to the hanging valley of Shakeflat Creek. It is more irregular than the bench on the east side, its surface being diversified by alternating ...
Geological Survey (U.S.), 1960
8
Best Hikes Near Anchorage
It provides some awesome views of the Eagle River Valley and South Fork Eagle River as it works its way up in to the hanging valley perched above the Eagle River Valley floor. The finaldestination for mosthikers, near the end ofthe valley, ...
John Tyson, 2009
9
Iowa's Archaeological Past
More recent work has been conducted at several key sites, including the M.A.D. sites (Benn 1981), Rainbow (13PM91) north of Sioux City in Plymouth County ( Benn ed. 1981a, 1990), and Hanging Valley (13HR28) in Harrison County ( Tiffany ...
Lynn M. Alex, 2010
10
Hiking Colorado's Geology
FOR INFORMATION □ Rocky Mountain National Park About the Landscape: Glacier Gorge is a classic hanging valley in the heart of Rocky Mountain National Park. Here, Colorado's basement rocks were quarried by ice as it pushed over the ...
Ralph Lee Hopkins, Lindy Birkel Hopkins, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HANGING VALLEY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hanging valley is used in the context of the following news items.
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Dean Stone easement would give hikers new vista on Missoula Valley
... Drive see dark trees, the view from above makes the canyon look more like a hanging valley with open meadows and rolling benches. «Ravalli Republic, Jul 15»
2
Matt Tunseth
A hiker takes in the view at an unnamed tarn at the head of Hanging Valley. The small lake is one of several scenic destinations on the South ... «Alaska Dispatch News, Jun 15»
3
Hanging Valley Trail near Helena starts steep, ends epic
YORK — The spectacular balcony view of the Douglas Fir forest in Trout Creek Canyon made up for the few problems I had with Hanging ... «The Bozeman Daily Chronicle, Jun 15»
4
Mammoth employees celebrate 50th anniversary
Hanging Valley Trail near Helena starts steep, ends epic. Jun 14, 2015. High-tech on the Hi-Line? Proposed project relying on foreign workers ... «The Bozeman Daily Chronicle, Jun 15»
5
City approves Bozeman Pond park expansion
Features. Hanging Valley Trail near Helena starts steep, ends epic. 17 hrs ago. Jack Horner, Museum of the Rockies continue collaboration ... «The Bozeman Daily Chronicle, Jun 15»
6
Wildland firefighter balances work and family
Features. Hanging Valley Trail near Helena starts steep, ends epic. 18 hrs ago. Jack Horner, Museum of the Rockies continue collaboration ... «The Bozeman Daily Chronicle, Jun 15»
7
Campgrounds open for Memorial Day Weekend
This 7-acre campground provides access to the Hanging Valley National Recreation Trail and the scenic Trout Creek Canyon Trail. «Helena Independent Record, May 15»
8
Winter snow totals well below average
Hanging Valley Trail near Helena starts steep, ends epic. Jun 14, 2015. High-tech on the Hi-Line? Proposed project relying on foreign workers ... «The Bozeman Daily Chronicle, May 15»
9
Bullock vetos White's public land management study
Hanging Valley Trail near Helena starts steep, ends epic. Jun 14, 2015. High-tech on the Hi-Line? Proposed project relying on foreign workers ... «The Bozeman Daily Chronicle, May 15»
10
Scores of stranded climbers airlifted from Mt. Everest camps
“We had to stay a bit longer in a beautiful and legendary hanging valley and deal with a bit of uncertainty. Now … we understand just how lucky ... «Los Angeles Times, Apr 15»

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