Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


, pl.


(val'ŭm, -ă),
1. Any raised, more or less circular ridge.
2. The slightly raised outer wall of the circular depression, or fossa, surrounding a vallate papilla of the tongue.
[L. a rampart, fr. vallus, a stake]
References in periodicals archive ?
8220;The universal agent (GMI-Agent) is part of our quest to simplify the management of IT,” said Tony Perri, Vallum founder and director of business navigation.
The Northumbria Food and Drink Festival is between 11am and 5pm at Vallum, Military Road, East Wallhouses, Northumberland, NE18 0LL.
James Bell on a vintage |tractor and plough at the Vallum Farm Heritage day in Wallhouses, Northumberland
lt;BRural Diversification Award winner Vicky and Peter Moffitt of Vallum Farm with presenter Colin Bell of North East Local Enterprise Partnership and runner-up Richard Manners of John Manners Ltd Emily Carey
Meanwhile, the new look tea room has been brought in line with the other entertaining spaces at Vallum, with vintage furniture and textiles set against a Nordic colour scheme.
Mr O'Brien then instructed the two child volunteers to enter Vallum Stores with a view to purchasing alcohol.
There is also a bakery, kitchen garden, smokery, butchery, and florist on site, in addition to the dairy where Vallum cheese and ice cream is handmade from the milk of the farm's Brown Swiss crows.
For starters, diners can enjoy Vallum heritage tomatoes, basil cake and buffalo mozzarella, followed by a delicious pan-seared breast of pheasant, celeriac puree, Lyonnaise cabbage and roasted Vallum Anya potatoes.
Slatyford Tenants moved into third spot in B Division after a 4-2 home verdict against Vallum, Scott Ormston with three goals for Tenants and Derek Graham with two for Vallum.
Vallum Farm on the Military Road near Hadrian's Wall will be hosting the Friends of Ferguson Heritage Working Weekend on the 21st Anniversary of the Friends of Ferguson Heritage, on Saturday August 29 and Sunday August 30.
Regulars at the Vallum pub in South West Denton held the event for the Children's Heart Unit Fund (CHUF) at the Freeman Hospital yesterday.