HTML and CSS Reference
<dl> . . . </dl>
Indicates a description list (also called an association list). Each item in the list is name-value
pair consisting of a name ( dt ) and its value ( dd ). Description lists may be used for terms and
definitions, questions and answers, or any other groups of name-value data. There may be
multiple dt elements for a dd or vice versa (see Examples).
The dl element was defined as a “definition list” in HTML 4.01.
Flow content, palpable content (if the element's children contain at least one name-value
Where flow content is expected
Zero or more groups, each consisting of one or more dt elements followed by one or more
HTML5 Global Attributes