Definition of Delhi belly in English:

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Delhi belly

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

[mass noun] informal
An upset stomach accompanied by diarrhoea, especially as suffered by visitors to India: he was suffering from a severe case of Delhi belly
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  • The most common ailments, traveler's sickness, otherwise known as Montezuma's revenge or Delhi belly, and the common cold.
  • I've heard many stories from friends about dodging cows on the streets, partying on beaches and suffering from Delhi belly.
  • Britons, especially cricketers, travelling there were invariably forewarned about Delhi belly.

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