Definition of wadi in English:
noun (plural wadis)
(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.
Definition of wadi in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan