Dene Definition

dēn
denes
noun
A low dune or sandy tract near a seashore.
Webster's New World
A member of any of the Athabaskan peoples of the Northwest Territories, Canada.
Webster's New World
The group of languages spoken by these peoples.
Webster's New World

(UK) A valley, especially the deep valley of a stream or rivulet.

Wiktionary
adjective
Of these peoples or their cultures.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Dene

Noun

Singular:
dene
Plural:
denes

Origin of Dene

  • Possibly East Frisian düne a sand dune akin to dune

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Perhaps related to Middle Low German düne (“dune”)

    From Wiktionary

  • From Middle English, from Old English denu

    From Wiktionary

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