Definition of dingle in US English:

dingle

noun

dialect, literary
  • A deep wooded valley or dell.

    • ‘He described the scene thus in 1941 - ‘The River Ure flows through a valley once more charming than it is today, but still beautiful in thickly wooded dingles, water falling in cascades, scars of naked rock, and fine views’.’
    valley, dale, vale, hollow, gully
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Origin

Middle English (denoting a deep abyss): of unknown origin. The current sense dates from the mid 17th century.

Pronunciation

dingle

/ˈdɪŋɡəl//ˈdiNGɡəl/