Definition of the Yorkshire Dales noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the Yorkshire Dales

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an area of countryside, valleys and villages in the north of England. They are mainly in the county of North Yorkshire but also partly in Cumbria. The area became a national park in 1954. It is considered one of the most beautiful areas in England and is especially popular with British people on walking holidays or making tours around it by car.