dalles

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the French dalle.

Noun[edit]

dalles

  1. (plural only) The rapids in a deep, narrow stream confined between the rock walls of a canyon or gorge.
  2. (plural only) A steep-sided part of a stream channel, near the dalles proper, marked by clefts, ravines, or gorges.

References[edit]

  • United States Bureau of Mines, Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms (1996).

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

dalles f pl

  1. plural form of dalle