drowned valley

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drowned valley

[¦drau̇nd ′val·ē]
(geology)
A valley whose lower part has been inundated by the sea due to submergence of the land margin.
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NO DROWNED VALLEYS FOR 'UKWATER GRID' WARNING OF REBELLION ON WATER SUPPLY DROUGHT-HIT communities in England should pay if water is piped over the border from Wales, community leaders said yesterday.