Definition of Dalles

1. n. pl. A rapid, esp. one where the channel is narrowed between rock walls.



Definition of Dalles

1. Noun. The rapids in a deep, narrow stream confined between the rock walls of a canyon or gorge. ¹

2. Noun. A steep-sided part of a stream channel, near the dalles proper, marked by clefts, ravines, or gorges. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dalles

1. rapids [n] - See also: rapids

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dalles

dalesman
dalesmen
dalet
daleth
daleths
dalfampridine
dalfopristin
dalgite
dalgites
daliance
daliaunce
dalis
dalk
dalks
dalle
dalles (current term)
dalliances
dallied
dallier
dalliers
dallies
dallop
dallops
dallying
dalmahoy
dalmahoys

Literary usage of Dalles

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1. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography by James Terry White, James T. White & Company (1898)
"In 1874 he was awarded the contract for carrying the U. 8. mail between the dalles and Portland. Up to the time of the civil war Mr. Moody was a Whig, ..."

2. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1905)
"Therefore much attention has been given to the geology of the vicinity of the dalles, by Prof. NH Winchell and the present writer, as his assistant, ..."

3. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1905)
"CROIX dalles REGION1 ROLLIN T. CHAMBERLIN The University of Chicago Lying ... More recently a part of the dalles quadrangle has been subjected to a closer ..."

4. Lewis and Clark Road Trips: Exploring the Trail Across America by Kira Gale (2006)
"THE dalles MURALS THE dalles OREGON From 1-84 Exit 84 go east 0.5 mile on ... THE dalles Native Americans have lived in the area of Celilo Falls for over ..."

5. All Over Oregon and Washington: Observations on the Country, Its Scenery by Frances Fuller Victor (1872)
"FROM dalles TO WALLULA. dalles CITY—or "The dalles," as it is commonly called—is a town of about twelve hundred inhabitants, situated on the south side of ..."

6. History of the Expedition Under the Command of Lewis and Clark: To the by Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Elliott Coues, Thomas Jefferson (1893)
"As a word, " dalles " is a French plural, the English of which is flagstones, ... One may even hear of " those dalles," it, flat rocks in the river serving ..."

7. A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress: With by Clara Egli Le Gear, Philip Lee Phillips, Library of Congress Map Division (1920)
"[10] Lee dalles Columbia river. " [11] [Map showing the route traveled] 1848 ... [1] Lee dalles Columbia river. " [2] Fort Vancouver. " [3] Indian Tomb. ..."

8. Northern France: From Belgium and the English Channel to the Loire by Karl Baedeker, Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1894)
"П. From Komm (Paris) to Veulettes. les Petites dalles. ... —From Cany to Les Petites dalles, see p. 63. Diligence from St. Valéry to Fecamp, see above. ..."

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