Associations to the word «Vale»


VALE, noun. (mostly poetic) A valley.
VALE, interjection. (usually seen in obituaries) Farewell.
VALE OF KASHMIR, proper noun. The Kashmir Valley.
VALE OF TEARS, noun. (idiomatic) A symbolic "valley of tears"; meaning the world and the sorrows felt through life. Similar to the Old Testament Psalm 23's reference to the "valley of the shadow of death", the phrase implies that sadness is part of the physical world (i.e. part of human experience).
VALE OF TEMPE, proper noun. The ancient name of a gorge in northern Thessaly, Greece, located between Olympus to the north and Ossa to the south.

Dictionary definition

VALE, noun. A long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river.

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche