Vale is a shortened form of the word valley.(noun)
An example of vale is an open area, often with a stream, between two mountain areas.
Vale is defined as a way to express farewell.(interjection)
An example of vale is a word used to say goodbye.
See vale in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr val < L vallis, valley
See vale in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French val
Origin: , from Latin vallēs; see wel-2 in Indo-European roots.
Origin: Latin valē
Origin: , sing. imperative of valēre, to be strong or well; see wal- in Indo-European roots.
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