Definition of jhil in English:

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jhil

Pronunciation: /dʒiːl/
(also jheel)

noun

Indian
A pool or lake: we enjoyed a day exploring the jhils of the National Park
More example sentences
  • Found all over the country, the night herons can be sighted normally near jheels, inland waters, tidal creeks and mangrove swamps.
  • Both kinds of Jacanas share common habitats, which are the jheels that support extensive, floating wetland vegetation.
  • Normally a large congregation of grey pelicans can be sighted in ‘jheels’ and lagoons.

Origin

Hindi jhīl.

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