Valley vs. Gully

Valley vs. Gully — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Valley and Gully

Valleynoun

An elongated lowland between ranges of mountains, hills, or other uplands, often having a river or stream running along the bottom.

Gullynoun

A deep ditch or channel cut in the earth by running water after a prolonged downpour.

Valleynoun

An extensive area of land drained or irrigated by a river system.

Gullynoun

A channel in the side of a mountain, especially one forming a path for avalanches or rockfall.

Valleynoun

A depression or hollow resembling or suggesting a valley, as the point at which the two slopes of a roof meet.

Gullynoun

A large knife.

Valleynoun

An elongated depression between hills or mountains, often with a river flowing through it.

Gullyverb

To wear a deep ditch or channel in.

Valleynoun

The area which drains into a river.

Gullyverb

To form a deep ditch or channel.

Valleynoun

Any structure resembling one, e.g., the meeting point of two pitched roofs.

Gullynoun

A trench, ravine or narrow channel which was worn by water flow, especially on a hillside.

Valleynoun

The internal angle formed by the intersection of two sloping roof planes.

Gullynoun

A small valley.

Valleynoun

a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river

Gullynoun

(UK) A drop kerb.

Gullynoun

A road drain.

Gullynoun

(cricket) A fielding position on the off side about 30 degrees behind square, between the slips and point; a fielder in such a position

Gullynoun

(UK) A grooved iron rail or tram plate.

Gullynoun

A large knife.

Gullyverb

(obsolete) To flow noisily.

Gullyverb

(transitive) To wear away into a gully or gullies.

Gullynoun

deep ditch cut by running water (especially after a prolonged downpour)