Definition of vlei in English:

vlei

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Pronunciation: /fleɪ, vlʌɪ/

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noun

South African
  • 1A shallow natural pool of water.
  • 1.1 [mass noun] Low-lying, marshy ground, covered with water during the rainy season.

Origin

Afrikaans, from Dutch vallei 'valley'.

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