Definition of waterhole in English:

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waterhole

Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːtəhəʊl/

noun

A depression in which water collects, especially one that is regularly drunk from by animals.
Example sentences
  • The Waterhole is an exhibition that teaches young children about the importance of waterholes to Australian native animals.
  • The Chichghat valley is a dense natural forest with ponds and waterholes, grasslands and meadows.
  • Baboons drink out of the waterholes in the spring where the Richardsons had set up their camp.

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