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khud

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Pronunciation: /kʌd
 
/
(also khad)

Definition of khud in English:

noun

(In India) a deep ravine or chasm: the town needs a bridge over the khud
More example sentences
  • He was washed away when he slipped on the bank of the khud.
  • I fell about 4 metres down the khud, and spent the night in this place.
  • The state government has yet to think of having a new bridge over the khud.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Hindi ḵaḍ.

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