noun (plural wadis /-ēz/)
(In certain Arabic-speaking countries) a valley, ravine, or channel that is dry except in the rainy season.
- In the Gaza Strip, runoff water is collected in small wadis and valleys within the area.
- Thatched African huts are built on the hillside above the wadi.
- It is at least another day's drive to el Geneina, if the road is not cut by wadis carrying rainwater from the massif of Jebel Marra.
Early 17th century: from Arabic wādī.
Words that rhyme with wadibody, embody, Irrawaddy, Kirkcaldy, noddy, Passamaquoddy, shoddy, Soddy, squaddie, toddy
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