Prairie vs Valley - What's the difference?

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As proper nouns the difference between prairie and valley

is that prairie is while valley is the san fernando valley in southern california.

prairie

Noun

(en noun)
  • An extensive area of relatively flat grassland with few, if any, trees, especially in North America.
  • *
  • *:It was not far from the house; but the ground sank into a depression there, and the ridge of it behind shut out everything except just the roof of the tallest hayrick. As one sat on the sward behind the elm, with the back turned on the rick and nothing in front but the tall elms and the oaks in the other hedge, it was quite easy to fancy it the verge of the prairie with the backwoods close by.
  • Derived terms

    * California coastal prairie * camas prairie * Canadian Prairies * coastal prairie * dry-mesic prairie * (pomme de prairie) () * prairie alligator () * (prairie anemone) * (prairie apple) * (prairie aster) () ** (white prairie aster) () ** (creeping white prairie aster) () * (prairie bean) () * (prairie berry) () * (vern, prairie bird's-foot trefoil) * prairie bitters * prairie bottom * prairie brant * prairie-breaker * prairie-breaking * prairie buffalo * (prairie burdock) * prairie-buster * (prairie button snakeroot) () * prairie chicken (Tympanuchus spp.) * * prairie climate * prairie clipper * prairie clover (Dalea spp.) * prairie coal * (prairie cock) (Tympanuchus spp.) * prairie cocktail * (prairie coneflower) () * prairie conjunctivitis * (prairie cordgrass) () * (prairie crab), (prairie crab apple), (prairie crabapple) () * Prairie Cree * (prairie crocus) () * (prairie cup) * prairied * (prairie deer mouse) (Peromyscus maniculatus ) * ) * prairie dog ( spp.) * prairiedom * (prairie dropseed) () * (prairie falcon) (Falco mexicanus ) * (prairie false-dandelion) () * prairie-fire * prairie-formation * (prairie fowl) * (prairie fox) (Vulpes macrotis'', ''Vulpes velox ) * (prairie gentian) () * (prairie golden aster) () * (prairie goldenrod) () * (prairie goose) * (prairie gourd), ) * (prairie grass pink) () * (prairie grouse) (Tympanuchus phasianellus ) * (prairie hare) () * (prairie hen) (Tympanuchus spp.) * prairie itch * prairie lake * (prairie lizard) () * prairie loo * (prairie lotus) * prairie madness * (prairie mallow) ( spp.) * (prairie marmot) ( spp.) * (prairie mimosa) () * (prairie mole) * (prairie orchid) ( spp.) * (prairie owl) () * prairie oyster * (prairie pea) () * prairie phase * (prairie pigeon) (Numenius borealis ) * prairie plough, prairie plow * (prairie plover) (Charadrius montanus ) * (prairie potato) () * prairie pothole * Prairie Provinces * (prairie ragwort) () * (prairie rattler), (prairie rattlesnake) () * prairie-renovator * prairie rent * prairie restoration * (prairie rocket) () * (prairie rose) (, Rosa blanda ) * ) * ) * Prairie School * prairie schooner * prairie ship * (prairie shrew) () * (prairie skink) () * prairie skirt * (prairie smoke) ( et al) * (prairie snake) () ** (prairie hognose snake) () ** (prairie kingsnake) () * (prairie snipe) * prairie soil * Prairie Spy * prairie squint * (prairie squirrel) ( spp.'' - gopher) * (prairie star) ** (smooth prairie star) () * Prairie State * Prairie style * (prairie sunflower) () * (prairie thistle) () * (prairie trefoil) * (prairie trillium) () * prairie turnip () * (prairie vole) () * prairie value * (prairie vetchling) ) * * prairie wagon * ) * ) * prairie ware * , prairie white-fringed orchis * ) * prairie wolf * prairie wool * (queen of the prairie), queen-of-the-prairie () * restored prairie * salt prairie * shaking prairie * short-grass prairie * Silicon Prairie * soda prairie * tall-grass prairie, tallgrass prairie * trembling prairie * urban prairie * virgin prairie

    See also

    * ("prairie" on Wikipedia) * pampa * savanna * steppe ----

    valley

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An elongated depression between hills or mountains, often with a river flowing through it.
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  • The area which drains into a river.
  • Any structure resembling one, e.g., the meeting point of two pitched roofs.
  • The internal angle formed by the intersection of two sloping roof planes.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * uncanny valley * closed-cut valley * open valley * valley board * valley piece * valley rafter

    See also

    * dale * dell * vale