Definition of hanging valley noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


hanging valley

BrE BrE//ˌhæŋɪŋ ˈvæli//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhæŋɪŋ ˈvæli//
(specialist) Mountains and valleys
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a valley which joins a deeper valley, often with a waterfall where the two valleys join See related entries: Mountains and valleys
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hanging valley