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 Deus (2 syl.).Development. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
De’va’s Vale.
 
The valley of the river Dee or Deva, in Cheshire, celebrated for its pastures and dairy produce.
       
“He chose a farm in Deva’s vale,
       
Where his long alleys peeped upon the main.”
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Thomson: Castle of Indolence, canto ii.
 


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