nullahs

nullah

[nuhl-uh]
noun (in the East Indies)
1.
an intermittent watercourse.
2.
a gully or ravine.

Origin:
1770–80; < Hindi nālā brook, ravine

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nullah (ˈnʌlɑː)
 
n
a stream or drain
 
[C18: from Hindi nālā]

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