(also nala ˈnɑːlə)
Definition of nullah in English:
A watercourse, riverbed, or ravine.
- Temporary bunds on nullahs, rivulets or small rivers erected by using empty cement bags, popularly known as Vanarai Bunds, have proved most effective.
- The threat of flash floods loomed large over the people living along the Sutlej river with the formation of a huge lake in Tibet, upstream Lapcha in the Parchu nullah, a tributary of the Spiti rivers.
- Two persons were killed when the truck they were travelling in rolled down into a nullah near Nakro last night.
Late 18th century: from Hindi nālā.
Words that rhyme with nullahcolour (US color), cruller, culler, medulla, mullah, Muller, sculler, Sulla
Definition of nullah in:
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